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I am sorry that you are suffering with this burden. Please know that there are many fine "Memory" facilities for patients with dementia. As for your immediate concern -
Without a POA you are going to have difficulty getting your mother set up in a facility and getting control over her finances. What you or one of your siblings must do at this point is to Petition the Court for a Conservatorship over your mother. A conservatorship will establish one or more of you as the guardian of your mother. This can be broken into two parts: 1)Guardian over the Body and 2) Guardian over the assets of your mother. You need both.
You do not indicate what state you are in, but you want the assistance of a Family Law or Elder Law attorney. They can petition the Court for an emergency Order so that you can start getting things in order for your mother.
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