You need to speak with an attorney who specializes in family law matters and regularly does guardianship/conservatorship in his area. You need to do this before something tragic occurs.
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Attorney Fromm is correct. if your brother has Alzheimer's you need to have someone (possibly you) appointed both guardian and conservator over him. By doing that you'll be able to get him either assistance at home or placement in an assisted care facility. You will also want to look for funding, as this gets expensive.
You may be able to find an attorney to get him Medicaid or if he is a veteran, possibly the Veteran's Pension plus Aid and Attendance, to assist in the funding of his care.
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You need to make an appointment with an Elder Law attorney in his area to advise you. Under Florida Law, if he lived here, you would do a guardianship for him and if he has no living parents then his siblings would have priority to serve. However, I am not sure what the law is where your brother lives.Ask a similar question