I'm hoping for opinions/advice about a situation I have with my mum who is in mid stage and some unwanted (by me) 'friends' of hers. It's a very long story but she's an 82 year old, well off widow who has been befriended by a couple my age (early 40s) who live near her (they met dog walking a few years ago), who are not the sort of people she would ever have been friends with before she was ill. A few things have happened that have made me very angry, such as the husband thinking he would make a speech at her 80th party I'd organised with her friends of 70 years, to make me very suspicious of them. Now, my mum is pretty bad and they keep on popping round to see her and then ringing me to basically criticise me that her house is a mess for example. This week they discovered she'd cut her leg s rang to tell me and then 2 days later are checking up that I've dealt with it. I tried to be nice by saying they don't need to keep going to see her as my brother and I are very present (which we are) but then had to say I felt they were getting too involved. I actually wanted to say a lot more but felt it best not to at this stage! Am I being paranoid or is it rather odd for such a couple to be taking such an inter rest in my mum when they know she has me and my brother?