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State of Georgia has programs Aging and Disability Resource
# 866-552-4464 Caregiver Program
Georgia Department Community Health Main # 404-656-
4597 There are programs for low housing if you qualify. You need to contact the Housing Authority in your local area.

This may be a good start You have to be Medicaid eligible for most programs. I am hoping you will qualify for some assistance. I would also have your sister contact Disability Services and see if they could recommend a good attorney in your state. Something seems fishy here. I think you have some legal rights on the willing everything to the niece, it appears the will was not a legal document, just a piece of paper. Please do this as soon as possible. The best to you and your sister. So sorry for the loss of your mother. Thoughts and prayers to you both.
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worriedinCali Nov 24, 2019
The OP signed away any rights they had. And if the written Will was signed by 2 people and notorized than it is a legal document recognized by the state of GA.
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It’s not true that rarely does any family caregiver get paid and every state has programs that pay family caregivers. Siblings can be paid, it’s SPOUSES that some states will pay. However in your state, family caregivers are usually rarely able to be paid through a state program. In most cases you have to live in a rural area or have unique conditions that make it hard to find home caregivers. The thing about qualifying for a home caregiver is, you will have to have a medical necessity and need help with your ADLs (activities of daily living). You’re not in a rural area and quite frankly, no state program is going to pay someone just to cook for you and be your personal driver. You have to need more help than that. You can try contacting your area on aging but I would be very surprised if your sister can be paid to be your caregiver.
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Not likely government will pay your sister to care for you, but you or your sister should contact your state's or local Social Services they may have some advice for you. Each state and city may have different programs. Even your doctors' offices might have a direction they can point you.

Likely for your sister to be paid, you will be the one paying her. You'll BOTH need a caregiver contract specifying her duties and how much she'll be paid and which of you is responsible for reporting the taxes, Social Security, and so on. This contract will assist you both in proving where you money is going in case years later you'll need that proof for any look-back spending. The contract benefits your sister as she can build up her Social Security and be legal for her income.

Can your sister, friends, or any group you belong to help you in your search for a cheaper apartment? Can you get a roommate for the place you have now to cut expenses?

Best wishes to you and your sister, David.
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The caregiver can pay her. Under most circumstances Medicaid does not pay relatives.
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worriedinCali Nov 24, 2019
Actually Medicaid in every state pays relatives. The only relative that can’t be paid in some states is a spouse or family member who is also POA.
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Rarely does any family member get paid for being caregiver.

when there is payment...it is the person being served who pays.

can your sister pay you? Be sure you get a written caregiver agreement, to protect both of you.
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