I am a CHHA who works for a senior care agency. I have a client who lives on her own. She is estranged from her only child, a son, and has no other family that live near by. She assigned a friend as her PoA. This client has been doing a lot of catalog Christmas and future birthday shopping over the past few months for her PoA and her adult children and grand kids, as she considers them "like family". I am at my client's house for just two short shifts each week. Her house was already cluttered and we were supposed to be getting things organized but the boxes that come almost daily now just add to the clutter and sorting them takes away from the completion of other tasks I should be getting done. She has balance issues, so getting those boxes off the floor is important to her safety. Her PoA doesn't seem to be coming in much to help as she has her own elderly parents and husband to care for. I don't think she's trying to dissuade my client from buying things for her family. I've tried to tell the client that she doesn't need to buy things for "these people" but she seems to feel she "owes them" as, in her view, they treat her as family. Walking into her home, I feel confused and frustrated. I have spoken to a nurse at the agency so they are aware, but client is still shopping. I've worked with this client for a few years and I'm very concerned for her, but I'm considering asking if they can reassign the client to another aide.