Mom has crippling RA, a slight case of dementia but fell down and broke her arm, can't walk, feed herself or anything else and wears diapers. She won't let the dr fix her arm and is hostile and paranoid. I am her only child and have a POA, am the executor of her estate and trust and sole beneficiary. The POA says she has to have 2 drs. say she can no longer take care of herself. Do I still have to go to court? She's in rehab now but she will only be there another couple of months and I want to move her from her "independent/assisted" living where she is overpaying and move her to a nursing home where she can get 24 hour care. She will fight this tooth and nail but she can no longer take care of herself and she can't afford a full time caregiver on top of what the "home" is charging her. Is it easier to become someone's guardian if you have all the POA paperwork or is it just as hard.