Q: My wife has dementia, I have a POA. Can I sell our home to pay for her assisted living
A: A power of attorney properly executed by your wife at a time when she still had mental capacity should be sufficient to allow you to sell your home, although I would recommend you have it reviewed by an attorney before you get too far into a sale, only to find a title company unwilling to accept it. As well, you may want to consider consulting with an elder law attorney to evaluate other possible options other than selling your home. There are many different factors to consider.
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