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Derricks climb for His mother to get out of nursng home

Organized by: Derrick Grimes

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My story is sad but true, it's about my mother her name is Dorthy Turner. She worked for the city of Denver for 30 years. She raised 4 girls and 2 boys without a husband to help care for us. She purchased a home in 1971 and paid the home off by herself with no help. She retired and was living a good life traveled to California, Alabama and other states very healthy to be 83 years of age , I and my wife took her to Las Vegas , and we would go on long walks she actually out walked us. Well she has some dementia however it is short term memory loss her long term is excellent she reminds us of thing we have forgotten. Any way my brother lived with her, and sorry to say he felt like her home was his. Long story short he caused her a lot of problems in her home which caused adult protection to get involved which resulted in my sibling's and I battling the courts for custody for our dear mother the court granted us custody here in California my sister and me. However they would only grant us guardianship if they could sell her house. We were told the money from the sale of her home would be used for our mother while she resided in California with my sister and I, sharing conservator ship rights as soon as we agreed they said we could come, and pick her up to bring her out here with us. Well to our surprise they reneged and told us it wasn't going to happen. One member room protection unit changed their decision. They actually stole our mothers home from her depleted her bank account of more than $10,000 dollars and sitting in a 12 by 9 foot room staring out a window. With her health going bad they won't take her to the dentist. Her dentures are not working, mind you she use to have Kaiser from when she retired. Her eyes are getting bad she never gets to go outside to get any fresh air or excise, all the other residents there are in wheelchairs, or can barely walk or talk it is so bad it's hard for me to talk about . We used up our funds to be able to help our dear mother, we could help her leagally, and get her out of there to live here with us where she will be well taken care of they even stopped me from being able to call on the phone. Or any of her family. I'am reaching out for help from the bottom of my heart I love my mother and I'am really hurt by this, so are all of her grand children, great grandchildren and other siblings who are still living. Dorthy Turner is a living legend. This is no way a living, or any ones mother should be treated. They even make her wear an ankle bracelet, it's just horrible. Please If You can assist us with our mother we can get her out of this awful situation. Thank You For any help you can offer. Sincerely, Derrick Grimes


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