How do I get paid to care for my dad?

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I live in Texas and i am the primary caregiver to my dad. He has been in and out of the hospital, long care facilities, and rehab since January. He is now home and i do everything for him. Home Health comes in a few times a week to check on him and do theropy. I have a job but taking care of my dad is cutting in on my time at work. How do i find out if i can get paid for taking care of my dad?

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bigtxkitty,

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

LINK:
“10 Government Programs You Can Access for Your Elderly Parents.”
https://www.agingcare.com/Articles/10-Government-Programs-Caregivers-Can-Access-for-Their-Elderly-Parents-120513.htm

and

“How Can I Get Paid for taking Care of My Elderly Parents?”
https://www.agingcare.com/Articles/how-to-get-paid-for-being-a-caregiver-135476.htm

We hope this helps. Please let us know if you need anything else and we look forward to seeing more questions and discussions from you.

Thank you,
Karie H.
The AgingCare.com Team

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