I am so angry right now it is unreal. I am the caregiver for my momma who we believe has dementia. I am also her POA and have medical directive. Momma has a living trust that I am trustee over that she does not understand. She has a checkbook where the trust pays her x amount of money each month for grocerys, hair cut and etc. My brother and his wife and my sister lie to her and take advantage of her in getting her to pay for things. This time it was $5,000.00 for braces for my neice. Momma already paid $4,000.00 for the first set of braces but bro and wife never followed through with the remaining treatment of purchasing a retainer and niece's teeth moved back. They had the nerve to expect momma to just roll over and pay again. Momma does and does not tell me. At one time she was able to manage her checkbook but I have noticed it has gotten worse. She just basically writes out checks to whomever for whatever and gives her credit card to any of them. Has no clue of what her balance is and how much she is spending. I try to protect her as best I can and provide for her. When you tell her about these things of people taking advantage of her and not to give her credit card out - she agrees with you and then does it anyway. She is going to the ortho on Monday. I don't know what or how she is going to pay. I am just going to let the do do hit the fan.