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If your dad is lucid and alert, he can revoke the POA given your mom. Then, he can make his own medical decisions. Also, he can sign a new Durable Medical Power of Attorney naming you as his POA for medical decisions...and being "durable," this will survive his disability and incompetence. Also, he should sign a "living will/physician's directive" evidencing his wishes regarding these type medical decisions in the event he becomes unable to communicate his wishes. Once these are in place, your mother will have no more authority to make these decisions. If you need a template for any of these, let me know and I'll be happy to help.
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