I can't take care of my Mother anymore.

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She only has her social security to live on. Where can I find a place for her to live. She has vascular dementia and is 89 years old. I can't take care of her anymore.

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Depending on what state you live in, she may qualify for Community Waiver Program designed to keep seniors at home. They pay the family or a hired caregiver to care for the client.
Most states have a waiting list, but if she is in a hospital/rehabilitación center for 30 days, she moves to the top of the list.
People are living longer lives and at 89 she may have another ten years remaining. The program can pay a family member enough to quit a regular job and dedicate fulltime to the needs of the senior. Depending on qualifications, she may be eligible for up to 12 hours a day/7 days a week.
My mother is a part of this program in Maryland through the Office on Aging. Without the program, she would have most likely died five/six years ago.
It isn't easy and the program isn't for everyone, but for us it was a Godsend.
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My brothers were looking after her the past 3 years and now they can't anymore either..
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I will have to look into Medicaid. She also has a doctors appointment on Wed. I will check with him when I get there. She still gets around with a cane and dresses herself. Nothing really to bad just gets real aggravated about everything. She defiantly needs to be at a place where they can help her.
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One suggestion is to have your Mom qualify for Medicaid, if you live here in the States. Medicaid can help pay for her care in a nursing home. Call your State Medicaid office and ask them what you should do. Also call your local agency on aging, they can also help walk you through the steps.

You are doing the right thing as it sounds like she now needs a higher level of care and be in a place that has around the clock care with Staff that is very familiar with dementia.

My Dad is in memory care now, I just moved him this past week. He really likes being there. And now I can rest easier knowing he is surrounded by experienced Staff.
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Start with her MD, he/she has to recommend placement. Then you call your county social services for help. If she is admitted to a hospital and has a 3 day stay, she will get the first available bed.
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