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I am a caregiver for my mom who has dementia, kidney disease and diabetes. She has no assets except social security. I lost my mom of 15 years as I was in a company less than 50 employees so they were not required to keep my position openness while I was on PFL, I lost all my benefits and job after that. I am now working part time so that I can take care of my mom, it has no benefits. I had to use my 401savings while looking for work for 2 years, I am 59 years old, so job market was tuff to get a job. I am not complaining many of your caregivers have it toffee than I do. I want to get forward and gratefull to have a part time job and will do what I need to do to be a caregivers for my mom even though it stressful. I have a question on what my financial option are for both me and my mom and would like to talk with someone who can guide me and give me option according to my financial situation that is truthful and reliable but does not cost a lot. As stated I am recovering from job loss and being a caregiver so my funds are limited, but what to go forward , can you advise on this issue. Is there a site when I can request financial care information that is reliable and not costly. Thank you

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You might contact a legal aid office and see what kind of services they offer. In my state, financial assistance is handled by each county's social services office. Here, you complete an application that they review and screen for all services, such as Medicaid Medical, Food Stamps, Power bill help, and other things like Nursing home or Assisted living, if a DOCTOR says you need it. I'm not sure how it works in your state, but, a local Counsel on Aging should be able to direct you.

Also, if you think that you were improperly terminated from your job, I'd get a consult with an Employment attorney ASAP. 
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You may be eligible for food stamps.
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Gautew, the vast majority of grown children who are caregivers to a parent are not paid.... unless the parent can pay them.

Check to see if your Mom can qualify for Medicaid [which is different from Medicare]. Each State has their own rules and programs. Your State might be one of those States that will pay you for being a caregiver, but it will be minimal. As your Mom advances in her illnesses, and then needs 24 hours care, Medicaid will step in and pay for care for your Mom but only if she goes to a skilled nursing home.
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