How Can A Person With Alzheimer's Disease Be Declared Incompetent And The Legal Next Of Kin Obtain Power Of Attorney?

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martha answered
I worked with Alzheimer's patients long time ago, and know this is a hard thing to deal with.  I am so glad you are taking care of her.  I am not sure of all the legalities, but you may need to start with her doctor for help.  Also I believe every state has a board for the care of the elderly and they could help or your state or national Alzheimer's association.  To declare a person incompetent usually requires a court hearing of sorts depending on the person and how bad the Alzheimers is.  GOd bless.
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samual answers answered
Incompetence and forgetfulness are not the same. You may however obtain power of attorney if she agrees .

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