I haven’t written any posts about care giving recently, but I came across some interesting information in the February/March issue on the AARP magazine. I know. I’m almost always behind with my magazine reading.
On page 71, in the Ask Lee segment, there is a question about financial resources for family caregivers. At the present time, some government resources are available for low-income families. In some states, people who are eligible to receive Medicaid in-home services, may have to option to fire family members to provide these services.
In some communities, veterans who are at risk for nursing home services can enroll in community based services to hire and pay their own caregivers, allowing them to remain at home.
- Financial Planning Webinar for Caregivers Thursday, Feb. 24 (prweb.com)
- 5 Things Caregiving Employees Should Know (aarp.org)
- Responsible Family Member: Handle with Care (theretiringsort.com)
- Introducing a Life Changing Site for Seniors, Eldercare Caregivers, Families of Seniors, and Baby Boomers with Parents at Home (prweb.com)
- Helping Family Caregivers (lawprofessors.typepad.com)
- Caring for elderly parents catches many unprepared (usatoday.com)