I take care of my mother who has mild dementia, congestive and heart disease and is almost 87 years old. I do not work at the present time.

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live with her and care for her in her home. Unfortunately, she has a reverse mortgage on her home which means that when she passes away, the house will belong to the bank literally unless I choose to sell it. I am sure the way houses are moving in her area won't bring a quick sale and will not be worth the amount to pay the bank off and have some left over. What can I do? I am terrified of not having a place to live and no job. Thank youl

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There are two great articles written by AgingCare.com editor’s that were already posted in our community. We thought this might answer your caregiving question.

“10 Government Programs You Can Access for Your Elderly Parents.”


“How Can I Get Paid for taking Care of My Elderly Parents?”

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