That is a condition diagnosed by a Doctor, and recognized by courts. By having a POA for her financial affairs, that is supposed to allow you to do all her financial things, including paying for her care, whether it is provided by others, or yourself. A person assigned to be an Executor of someone's Will, gets paid a stipend for taking care of that.
A person providing care, shelter, food, etc. By "reasonably" that usually means that if anyone else were providing same, the pay rate for them, nor for you to do same, is similar.
But it does not necessarily mean you earn the same as a Nursing Home [their overhead is higher than you sustaining your Elder at your home]. ARE you feeling guilty enough that you allow your Mom to handle money? How much money does she get to handle?
In that case, as long as she has paid her bills first [including paying you for what you provide], THEN she could have an allowance to shop with. IF she has progressed to teh point that giving her money ends up with her "burying it in the back 40", there is no rational logic to let her use any amount of money to her any longer, since it could be seen as potentially losing it or spending it in ways that prevent her paying for needed care.
Probably on their State taxes, if your State has those, too. OR, move her into a long-term care facility. You stated she is demented.
That means she is no longer capable of thinking logically enough to transact nor be responsible or accountable. That means she depends on others for care, and one of those is you!
JUST make sure you are very clearly keeping records of your hours spent doing her care.
List hours spent on your calendar, and in the checkbook, or online banking--some online banking allows labeling debits--do that. OR use something like Quicken program to keep good records of where the money went--you will need those records to prove where the spent-down money went, in case Mom ever needs Medicaide or other Gov't programs to help in her care.
It sounds like you have been doing a good job; the question is, whether you can afford to keep doing it [financially OR emotionally]. That has to be your choice, and whatever you choose, it is OK. Not one single drop of guilt, got it?
You are doing good work!Therefore, if you have a U.S. Dollar account, for personal or business reasons, and write cheques that are deposited and negotiated in the U.S., a U.S. financial institution may create a substitute check/IRD in place of the original cheque.
How to Deposit a Foreign Check. difference between US Banks and Canadian banks and learned that the Federal Reserve now has a VERY HIGH control over check clearing in the USA and in Canada it is LOW. So it would seem that a chunk of money is being taken from either the Feds or the banks.
My guess is the Feds. Writing checks used to be a habit for many people. But with debit cards, online banking and mobile payments, it’s now a bit of a lost art. If you need help with how to write a check, the Nerds. (vi) the making, accepting, discounting or endorsing of a bill of exchange, cheque, draft or promissory note; or (d) knowing that a false statement in writing has been made (2) Every one who commits an offence under paragraph (1)(a).
When you write a check (or cheque) in the amount of $7,, you need to spell out the amount. Here we will show you how to write and spell $7, using correct grammar on a check. Much as in the United States, checks – or cheques – are fading fast as a payment method in Canada.
But you'll still find a few cases in which it's helpful to know how to fill out a paper cheque.