My mom is 86 and will not accept help with the finances. She is increasingly confused as to how to transfer funds online. NSF charges are piling up and the prop taxes have been paid with rubber checks. Lien is close on her house. She does not think there is a problem and refuses to let us help/manage the finances.
My mom's property/assets are in a trust. My sister and I will be the trustees eventually. We have two letters coming next week from her the Geriatrician and her GP. This will allow us to handle the finances.
I have been reading how to discuss this with her. We did discuss 4 days ago, but she forgot the next day.
BTW, the Geriatrician still has not told my mom she has Alzheimer's. But, she has told me and my sister. Next appt. is in 3 weeks.
Clearly, we have to manage the finances. Anyone have any way of telling a person with Alzheimers we are handling the finances now, without it seeming jarring. I know it will be...