Can I get in trouble for forging my elderly father's signature on his checks with his permission?

My elderly father fell and broke his wrist, and it's the hand he writes with. I have P.O.A for his finances, but my name is not on his checks. If I forge his name, with his permission, on the checks for bills like his electricity and phone, can I get in trouble? I've tried to get him to set up auto-pay, or... show more My elderly father fell and broke his wrist, and it's the hand he writes with.
I have P.O.A for his finances, but my name is not on his checks.
If I forge his name, with his permission, on the checks for bills like his electricity and phone, can I get in trouble?
I've tried to get him to set up auto-pay, or online banking, but he won't do it.
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