Hello Everybody I am new to this website and even dementia as well. My Grandmother is 85 years old. She does not have retirement and every home we take her too runs about 3-4,000 a month for dementia care. Which nether me nor my parents have that kind of money to put forward every month. Neither does my Grandmother. We found a couple homes that would suit her perfectly and work with SSI and Medical. However there is a two year wait list for two homes. People have told me that she has to be admitted to the Hospital and then from there she can be admitted to a care home. However, she is still doing ok just becoming very hard for my mother and me to take care of her. I have went to the doctor and asked to have at least a doctors note to admit her in a home however both times he wrote doctors notes they did not work. I need to get her in a home not because it is becoming difficult for my mother and also me to take care of her also due to the fact that I know it can make her happy she always wants to leave the house and talk to people however we can't take her everywhere all the time. I just want to see my grandmother happy and well taken care of for the remaining years of her life. Can someone please give me options on what I can do anything is appreciated.