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When Mom Can’t Live at Home, Does Power of Attorney Help? Yes and No

A newsletter reader asks: Can you use a health-care power of attorney to admit someone who can’t live at home safely to a care home?  The answer, legally, is clear: No, you can’t. The practical answer, however, is probably yes. A health care power of attorney names an agent to make health-care decisions for you …

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