Can my dad make me move out ? I moved in with him 1 year and 4 months ago after he ended up in the hospital thanks to a good neighbor. He has many health problem, some of which are because of his vascular dementia and not properly caring for himself, among other such as a few strokes. I am his DPOA, Health care proxy and only son. We recently had a argument over a few things and he lost it, telling me he wants me out by the new year. I do everything for him, cooking, shop, clean, appointment management, medication management, take him to socialize daily. He's memory is extremely bad, forget things short term and I'm starting to see long term. Example: short term, made a haircut appoint on his own, 2 hours later when it was time to go he had completely forgotten it. Long term, can't remember dates, home phone, zip, or area code. He also believes he doesn't have a problem.
So I have gotten in contact with local Elderly Services and a elder law lawyer ( but she is on vacation for a week. I have been told by ES, because of the DPOA I'm legally responsible for his health and safety and can't not leave because it could be neglygents or abandonment and I could face charges. But how do I explain it to him, because I've tried many times and he doesn't believe me that I know what I'm talking about. Which is how the arguments started, he never thinks I know anything and he is always right. I'm hoping to get the lawyer here to explain it to him in hopes that he will believe someone with her clout and legal talk. I do t want to put him in the states care or a home. He has always said, "I'm not going to one of those places!" "I want to die at home." I'm trying my best to do what he wants, but he is making it hard. But my main question is can he make me leave ? And what do I do if I can't stay for my own mental health ? I have moved hours from my home town and have nobody except my girlfriend who is able to come down and stay quit often.