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My POA moved me into his home, letting my lease go in my home. I've been living with my POA because he said it was too dangerous for me to be alone. I've been in his residence since May. He told me many times this is my home too.


Can he just throw me out being terminally ill with cancer?

He "let my lease go". Does this mean you were paying rental and he stopped paying it and moved you in with the promise you could stay with him, and is now threatening you? Was any of this done by contract? Does he control your money? Are you aware what he is doing with your money? Do you have a will? Is he listed in the will.
Whether he continues to be your POA is up to YOU and you alone. Call an Elder Law Attorney and ask for a house call OR call Adult Protective Services and tell THEM exactly what they told you.
You may have chosen the wrong POA. Adult Protective Services or a Lawyer can help you to change your POA. Do you have someone else to serve? If not an Elder Law Attorney will have access to good financial fiduciaries, approved by courts, to serve you. There will be a fee for that.
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Reply to AlvaDeer
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I'm sorry. Neither POA for health or finance is an obligation to take on personal caregiving, if he feels he can not provide the care you need (for whatever reason) then you'll need to work with him to find a more supportive living arrangement.
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Reply to cwillie
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He can evict you if you are not paying your way or for any other reason. What is his relationship to you?

Being a POA does not mean that they have to take care of you or provide you with a place to live.

Just curious, why did you move if you didn't want to? POA does not give anyone the control over your life, they can act on your behalf and they must do it as you yourself would have done if you were able and of sound mind to do so yourself. They don't take over anything unless you let them.

I am sorry that you are battling cancer, may you get a miracle healing.
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Reply to Isthisrealyreal
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I guess technically he can if he wants to as it is his home and not yours, but why would he want to since he was the one to recommend that you move in with him to begin with? Is your care getting to just be to much for him, or are there other reasons that you're not sharing?
If you are not happy with the way things are going with this person as your POA, you can always hire a lawyer to change your POA, to someone that might have more of your best interests in mind, especially as you're battling cancer. You certainly don't need this added stress on top of everything else that you're going through. Wishing you the best.
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Reply to funkygrandma59
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I would think that would go against his fiduciary duties as power of attorney.
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worriedinCali Oct 17, 2020
Fiduciary duties have nothing to do with this. A POA is not required or obligated to provide housing and hands on care. Unless the OP is incompetent the POA has no real authority at this point.
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