My sister-in-law began having serious memory issues a couple of years ago. It became clear after several falls and medicine mismanagement that she needed 24 hr care. Her loving children made the decisions without allowing the woman a chance to decide all the details. Especially, what will happen to her home, car, and precious items she has collected all of her life. Does she have the legal right to be represented to have a family meeting at which she could ask questions? She has not been declared incompetent and still is very aware of her living situation. She was placed in an assisted living facility which is wonderful so she has no complaints about that. It was just that she left the hospital and went to a rehab center and now to assisted living .....all without her input. I am sure she agreed with the children but when she is with her siblings there is always a voicing of needing to know the details about her future. I hope there is someone who could intervene. I certainly cannot since I do not want to cause a ripple in the family. Finally, her son and daughter-in-law have done everything they could to keep her in her home and they love her very much. Never would they want to bring her any harm. It is just that she has so many questions and cannot move forward with this change in her life without some closure.
Thank you in advance for letting me have the opportunity to voice my concern. She is more like a sister to me and I wish to have what is best for her, too.