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A question, your profile says Mom is in a NH? Was this just temporary and now she is home?
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Just noticed you have posted before. Questions were asked but you didn't answer. As I said then, your POA for medical is not in effect if Mom is capable of making her own decisions. What you do for Mom has nothing to do with having a POA. You do this because you r her daughter.

A POA does not mean you are physically responsible for that person. It just gives you the ability to step in when needed. Medical gives you the ability to carry out Moms wishes or to make medical decisions when she can't. Same with financial. If Mom can no longer pay her bills, then sister has the ability of writing checks out of Moms acct. to pay bills. Her responsibility to make sure taxes are paid, mortgage, utilities, ect.

So, giving up medical POA will not change your situation. Mom will still need rides and her house cleaned. If she can afford it, hire a house keeper. See if there is a service in your area that will drive Mom to appts.
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This would be a question for the lawyer who drew up the POA. Like Tothill asked, will there be backup? Because, if Mom cannot make informed decisions, She can't assign a new POA. Mom would also need a Will in place with you as Executor. You can always turn down this responsibility at time of probate. Someone else can file to be Administrator.

Some questions, is Mom on Medicaid? If so does she own a house?

I ask because if she is on Medicaid, she has no money. No money no responsibility. If u haven't, allow NH to become payee to her SS and any pension. No more having to write a check every month. If no house, you now have no financial responsibility but to visit Mom. Now medical? All you need to do is carry out her wishes. If she has a house, then that is a responsibility. I am still dealing with Moms after her death.
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In BC Canada, you have to agree to do both. You cannot be assigned either role without your knowledge.

Are you currently acting as POA, or are you wanting to be removed as a possible POA? If you are acting as POA is there a back up?
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