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Lona, FL being paid for taking care of family member
Question Hello, My Mother recently had bi-pass surgery and shortly after has had 4 major falls, and then suffered a stroke. I am unable to work because I will be her full time home health provider, I was reading that it is possible to be paid to do so. I wondered . . .
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie . . .
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Shannon, TN becoming an independent home health aide
Question I`m a cna for 15 yrs and have done home health for 6 yrs now. I would like to work for myselfe and get paid by medicare. i dont wont to take my grannys money thats all she has to live on. My granny refuses help from any agency. she wants me and agency won . . .
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie . . .
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Maribel, AZ my husband is mentally challenged
Question My husband is mentally chaleged .He is not a U.S. citizen. I am a U.S citizen an am taking care of him. I want to know if i can get paid to take care of him at home.
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie . . .
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Jessica, MA Taking Care of Grandma
Question I quit my job a little over a year ago to take care of my grandmother full time. I heard that I can get paid through her insurance but everyone I talk to tells me something different or to call another number. Im not sure who exactly to talk to so I can s . . .
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie . . .
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Yamel, FL getting paid to be a caregiver
Question I am 23 years old and I have a spinal cord injury. My mother can`t work because she has to take care of me 24/7. Is it possible that she would qualify to get paid for being a caregiver.
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie . . .
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christine, NC taking grandmother out assisted living i take care
Question My uncle without power of attorney put my grandmother who is in her right mind. She just fell and broke her hip. She is in a wheelchair. She hates where she is and wants to come and stay with me. What steps do i need to take in order to do this. I have wo . . .
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie . . .
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Shakia, GA disable grandmother
Question I live with my grandmother she,has a womb back and she has multiple sclerosis and other disabilities. I`m there with her 24/7 and an nursing aid once told me that I could be getting paid help my grandmother is that true? If so how do I go by making it hap . . .
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie . . .
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Pamela, SC wages paid to a family caregiver
Question How do I go about finding out how to get wages for caring for a family member. To make a long story short my mother has cancer she is on the last stage I had to quit my job to take care of her. Now I am trying to find information on how I can receive fini . . .
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie . . .
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sheila, GA No Subject
Question How can I find out how to apply or information on receiving help ? I stay at home full time with my mom and iI have no income to help her with the bills.
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie
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Kristy, CA I know nothing about this.
Question I`m 20 years old I have been taking care of my grandparents for about 2 years. I basic cleaning, make sure there medication Is in ordering and so on but they keep telling me I need to go find a job but I don`t feel comfertible leaving them home alone. So . . .
Answer This is a popular question asked by family caregivers throughout the country. The National Family Caregiver Support Program was enacted 15 years ago to help families care for elderly loved ones at home. It calls for states in conjunction with Area Agencie . . .
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