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One long suffering parent decided that they did not want to continue to accept certain behavior in the home and siblings are furious and blaming me - claiming that I am 'putting these ideas in their heads.' Have started a smear campaign against me and have sent police here ( they said everything is fine, no problem) Currently they are contacting businesses that I deal with and telling them stuff that is not true. Anyone had a similar experience?

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What kind of businesses? Just the local trades people in the area? I assume they have known you for a number of years and you are reliable, pay your bills etc. if that is the case they will not give these lies any weight. What does your brother hope to gain. Are your parents mentally competent themselves?
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Okay, LS. You have a mentally ill sibling. Accept that. When folks call

" ohhhhhhhh, my brother called you? Oh, well, you know about his issues, right? Well, i can't really talk about them, but I'm mom's power of attorney? Which she did, all legal and proper because she knows about brother's issues and, well, you can't but feel sorry for him, right?. Just wished it didn't cause such a bother. Thanks for checking in, momma is just fine."

I'd cal the local sherrif/PD and make sure they know what's going on as well.
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Oh, no. I was told, gloatingly, by my sibling what havoc he had wrecked. Totally made up things. Also suddenly have other people calling to 'make sure' that elderly parents are ok.
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Are the business owners reporting this to you?
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These are businesses that I and my parents patronize. Angry siblings are saying that I do not want parents dealing with these business owners, and I have never had a problem with any of these people. Basically it's a smear campaign. Have also heard from neighbors that they are spreading lies among them also.
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How are the parents, the behavior they were not accepting, and these businesses connected? I don't understand the connections.
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What kind of lies? Do you have a lawyer friend who can draft a cease and desist letter, and send copies to the businesses in question?
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Siblings causing the problem. (I'm long time caregiver with POA.) Parents were not accepting of some of their behavior, and they were told that they could not do certain things - blew up about it. We are having to go to the businesses that we deal with and explain that what they heard were lies. Very embarrassing. I have also had a business for over fifteen years so I am worrying that these stories will get around and hurt my reputation.
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What businesses? How does that fit into this picture? What is your role with your parents? Are you a caregiver? POA?

More details will help the discussion.
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