Hi All - My mother is 61 years old, and due to a series of poor choices she is on the verge of being homeless. She lost her home about 5 years ago due to bankruptcy from poor money management (some gambling was involved). Then she moved into an apartment, lost a couple jobs and her car, and ended up moving in with a friend who has rented her a room for the past year and a half. She now works part time at a nearby Walmart she can bike to and receives government assistance. Now, her friend is fed up with her - apparently she's not helping around the house like they'd agreed, and she did a couple things she wasn't supposed to - and she's been told she needs to leave at the end of the month. Instead of finding a new place, my mother is convinced that she needs to quit her job, sell her belongings and take a trip to see relatives across the country since she's not tied to a place paying rent. She doesn't have much stuff of value, so I can't imagine she'll get very far, and then she'll end up having no job when she gets back on top of everything else. I've asked her to consider figuring out her plan here first before she runs away from her problems and gets into a worse situation, but she doesn't want to listen. Even if she doesn't take this trip, she does not seem motivated to find a new place. She has anxiety/depression issues and gets overwhelmed easily. She ignores my suggestions. I've tried to help manage her money/other things in the past, and I've been turned down. She has made the comment that if she ends up homeless, so be it. I'm worried that she will inevitably end up homeless without anything, and I'm the only one able/willing to help her. If it comes to that, I'm not sure where to begin. I am married and own a small home with a spare room, but I don't think I would be able to live with her - I get frustrated easily with her choices/behavior and I know she is prone to mood swings and binge drinking from time to time. I love her and want to help how I can, but I do not want to be in a position where I am supporting her because she refuses to help herself. But at the same time, I know I would feel extreme guilt if she was out on the streets and I did nothing. This whole situation is very frustrating and emotionally draining, and I'm not sure where to start. Any advice would be immensely appreciated. Thank you in advance.