I am unable to continue helping her. My cousin is 74 alert and oriented with moments of confusion and forgetfulness. I can no longer do the everyday tasks that she needs to to my job and family. How can I remove my name from the legal Poa form. We live in pennsylvania
And if that is not possible, IF she is competent, she can appoint someone else in a new POA document. I'd see an attorney about that.
And if that is not possible, I'd consult with an attorney about the next option, which is Petitioning the court to appoint someone.
Wikipedia sums it up as a "written authorization to represent or act on another's behalf in private affairs, business, or some other legal matter" or, as a healthcare proxy when when "he or she is incapable of making and executing the healthcare decisions".