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I need to find financial aid for my elderly parents so they can remain in their own home instead of a facility. Dad is 89, has dementia. Mom is in the hospital due to osteoporsis. They own their own home and have a small savings. I would need a home health aid for all night till relieved either by me or another day aid. They have slightly too much for Title 19 - It would be less costly to be at home instead of a nursing home, yet there is no funding other than a respite program to incourage this as far as I know. Please advise and thanks.

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Check with your local area agency for aging for resources. You may qualify for food stamps, help in paying your Medicare. Check with local churches and charities like Lutheran and Catholic Charities, who help people of any or no denomination. Some county or state agency may help with emergency funds for rent or utilities.
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I am 75 years old and in good health except for the fact that I had a "bad" shoulder and had to stop working (I am a private chef). I have had surgery 2/24/14 and am on the road to recovery and look forward to working again, however in the mean time I have depleted my savings and look forward to possibly 4 months of re-hab. I desperately need temporary financial aid to pay rent and utilities and get myself out of a deep hole. Help!?!
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I am 60 yrs old. I live on a disablity check of 938.00 amonth. I am having problems paying my bills. My food stamps have been cut and I need help. Is there anyone who can help me. I live at home. not paid for. No car.
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I am trying to find financial help with my electric and other bills. I am on disability and that is a limited income. I don't' have enough to pay my bills. Is the anyone who can help me?
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Is there financial assistance for my 95 yr old mother that lives alone but now needs care. She lives on Medicare and a small pension.
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Porque o inss aprovou o emprestimo ao aposentado pelo amparo ao idoso e no entanto quando a gente vai fazer o banco recusa
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i just got word that my dad is being discharged on 01/27/11 from a nersing home in Tomball TX. he is a cancer serviver two times now his medicare has ran out and they have already condemed his motorhome he was in before he was put back in the hospital they told my sister they would fill indangerment to an elderly if she lets him go back to his motorhome filling for medicaid takes more time than we have his doctors are all in Tomball and i live in Rockdale which is about 2 hours away my sister lives about 30 min. away from tomball but the state does'nt want him back at her place where the motorhome is . Is there anyone that could point me in the right direction as to getting fundding to inabel him to stay in the nersing home he is doing so good there not at all like he was on his own.
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can a family member be paid to see after a relative
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Hi ogomez,

I'm sorry about your situation. Do you currently live in Columbia or you're just from Columbia? Where ever you may be, there should be something called an Area Agency on Aging that you can find in the phone book or by doing a search for your location (where you live) and the term Agency on Aging.

I really hope that this helps you. Let us know if you need more assistance.

Lindsey, AgingCare Staff
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need to find financial aid for my elderly parents so they can remain in their own home . Dad is 80, has cancer. Mom has osteoporosis. They dont have a home and dont have savings. I would need monetary aid for rent and apartment. They are very independant and if is posible they can work may be part time, so if you know something. I am from Colombia and my financial situation is very bad. Please help me to khow where can I ask for help thanks.
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Thoughts: Reverse Mortgage if parents own home.
If one child has money the other children could sign a note to the person with money that could be paid when the parent's estate is settled before dividing proceeds.
If parents can downsize, a bridge loan could carry them until the former home sells.
If either parent is a Veteran, there is a benefit called the Improved Pension Benefit to help with care at home. If the veteran is deceased the benefit inures to the surviving spouse. Excellent and less stringent requirements than Medicaid. Good luck. Sherylo
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You could try investing. However, you would want to invest with something that wont dissappear with the rise and fall of whatever you invest in. I hope this will help you help your parents and grandparents. Best Wishes!
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Bobsgal52, Michaelcharlton & GMOMA:

Trying to find information on getting paid is difficult. Read this article on getting paid:

https://www.agingcare.com/135476

and visit this section of AgingCare to read more articles like this:

https://www.agingcare.com/Money-Legal/1173/Paying-for-Care/

Good luck - please let me know if I can help you all with anything else.

Lindsey
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This my second attempt at looking for help....I need to find financial aid for my elderly parents so they can remain in their own home instead of a facility. Dad is 89, has dementia. Mom is in the hospital due to osteoporsis. They own their own home and have a small savings. I would need a home health aid for all night till relieved either by me or another day aid. They have slightly too much for Title 19 - It would be less costly to be at home instead of a nursing home, yet there is no funding other than a respite program to incourage this as far as I know. Please advise and thanks.
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Is there gov group that help a person on low income for hearing aid
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Pleaseassist. My grandmother was very independat until 9/11, she had a heart attack. I'm her grandchild, my mom passed 5 years ago. I work at a daycare after being laidoff from my job. I do not make enough to support my self let a lone my grandmother. She has althemizers and a nursing is too expensive. My mom ask me years ago to never put herin a nursing home, so i now the same would apply for granny. Please let me know if there is any financial assistance for elderly.
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