My sister 77Yrs old is threating to file abuse charges against my son and me. We took care of her for three and 1/2 months and would still be with her except she became angry and kicked us out of her life. She insisted on giving my son money for a car when his truck became un-drivable, I told her no that is not your problem she kept insisting, I wanted at least to have her two sons involved in this but she was very adamant that it was her money and none of their business, between my son and myself, we worked day and night for about six weeks getting her to a point she was strong enough to help herself more. She is a very large person at first was incontinent, unable to turn herself, we used a lift to get her in and out of bed, we kept her cleaned up I handled getting home health people in for her, my son stayed with her at night changed diapers, cooked her dinner and in the AM made sure she was cleaned up had her meds and light breakfast before he left for work. After he left a hired caregiver would come in for the daytime. all of this I would do on the weekend, except there was no outside help. I also paid bills for her and tried to help her manage money but she continually let me know she would do as she pleased with her money. I received no pay and did not want any, she was quite insistent my son deserved what she had done because he did so much for her. Now that she has changed her mind is it possible for her to sue or file charges I am concerned but do not feel any wrong was done to her.
I do hope this is not the normal way Elderlies thank people that have no intention except to love and help them.