I'm a 28 year old caregiver what are my resource options?

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I'm 28 I've been helping my single mother since I was 16. She and I both work full time pay our bills live together but we share a vehicle and neither of us can really afford to be on our own. I'm becoming increasingly resentful because I have to help my mom and put my life on hold in order to accommodate her. I love my mom but if we had own our lives and she didn't have to rely on me to get around I think wed both be happier any suggestions or resources would be most helpful.

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Call the Department of aging in your county. Call social services. Chrstian or Jewish social services which ever religion you are. Go to the library and talk to the librarian about your transportation needs for mom. They might be able to give you leads.
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My mom is 64 she suffers from depression she was on anti depressants but no longer takes them and has medical problems such as she fell over 3 years ago and fractured her hip. she had 2 verbates in her neck fused 20 some years ago. Yes she works full time at Walmart has for almost 9 years now she is a chronic smoker.I take her to and from work as well as errands grocery stores appointments usually I'm her transportation though she has taken the bus and once in awhile gotten a ride with a co worker. However we still share a car she lost her license a few years ago which she could get back a long story. I'm 28 and would like to get my own place and start focusing on my life I've given up a lot for her my relationships suffer because of my living situation I love my mom she raised me as a single parent I'm
A only child. and no she hasnt gotten to the point of that she can't technically not take care of herself. I'm on here mainly looking for mainly transportation ideas.affordable senior housing, counseling options. ideally Id like to find her a friend around her age to be roommates with she has some friends but most are co workers. Thanks for help and advice I'll start there
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Jagman, could you give us some more information. What medical or emotional issues does your Mom have? You mentioned she works full time so her limitations must be far and few between. Correct? How old is your Mom, why I ask there is a different if she is only 46 years old compared to being in her late 60's.

What type of "caregiving" are you giving your Mom, or is it just a case where you are room mates and this arrangement just isn't working? Would there be someone closer to your Mom's age where she could share an apartment, and the same for you?

If your Mom is a senior citizen, then you can contact your local agency on aging to see what resources are available, maybe senior housing where one's rent is based on one's income. That would be a start.
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