If an adult feels incapable of caring for themselves, and can't find anyone willing to assist in the ways they feel they need to be helped, can they have themselves declared a minor as a way to press for the day-to-day living help they need?
In addition to the comments of my colleagues, a person may be declared incompetent or may arrange for a guardian.
Generally speaking, no. Once an adult, always an adult.
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