My 83 year old father lives with me 6 months in South FL and 6 months at home in New England alone. He has a pension and social security, no investments, no savings, no retirement. If there is money left over at the end of the month he spends it all. He will buy anything on sale (he bought a wood splitter, doesn't have a fireplace or trees to cut down) he will buy another "whatever" if he can't find the one he has. I refer to him as a impulse buyer, if he sees something he likes he has to have it, no matter the cost. It goes on and on. He needs new hearing aids, and doesn't have the money, he has no money because of all the "stuff" he buys. It saddens me that at 83 years old he has no safety net. What can I say or do to get him to realize that God forbid something major happens I don't know if my husband and I can foot the bill. I have said it, but he doesn't take it seriously. So, he needs hearing aids to hear, totally deaf without them .....do I pay for them so he can hear his 7 year old grand daughter or do I tell him "save your money"? Sighhhhhhh seems petty to me sometimes but really effects me and my family. Thanks in advance!