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She won't sell it. We talked about that when dad passed. There is a military widows home nearby that she could move into. She'd have a small apartment to herself and they would only take 30% of her income (SS and survivor benefit). They don't take the widow's savings.

"But the house is paid for" she says. Also, she knows my brother would need to ask his kids for help, and until recently, he thought one of his son's was in that secret society that's out to get him.

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Is the roof in really bad shape? Is is leaking or just getting bad? Back my my really broke days we patched our roof for a few years before we could save the money for replacement.

There is no way I could have ever convinced my mom to leave her home. One of my nephews, who was similar to your brother, lived with her.

You might suggest she put some money aside for stuff like that. You probably already have.

You might tell her that your brother may have no where to live if she does a reverse mortgage, if she was/is thinking about leaving him the house.
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