Columbus, OH asked in Elder Law for Michigan

Q: Hello, my Mother is 90 years old. She is in a long term care facility. She is unable to make decisions for herself.

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Don L Rosenberg
Don L Rosenberg
  • Elder Law Lawyer
  • Troy, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: I know dealing with your mother's health challenge especially under a pandemic. If your mother cannot make decisions for herself and there isn't a health care power of attorney, I am afraid you will need to become her guardian in probate court to make her care, custody, day to day, end of life and mental health decisions. There is one little know exception that is if your mother is currently on Medicaid. If she is not on Medicaid we can still save a good portion of her assets as well as her home, if applicable.

I am curious what facility is she in?

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