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I'm 75 years old and need to get a job to help pay for my husband's memory care. My husband has been in memory care for almost two years and is doing well. However, because of increased costs of care, medicines, etc and no increase in income, it is necessary for me to find a job to supplement our income. I am healthy and can work as long as I don't have to do a lot of walking or standing. Where can I go to find help in getting a job?

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Instead of looking for a job, have you looked at other resources to cover costs? In our county we have a community prescription exchange program which helps elderly and low income residents get free medications. We also have a donation center where people can get low cost items such as depends.
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FriscoLady it's a very sad state of affairs if You, You por Crater have got to go back out to work at 75 years of age to support Your Husbands Care.
Surely in the Name of God there are certain special Cases where Your Health System in Your Great Country can grant a immunity in Your SPECIAL CASE. What is this World coming to ?
FriscoLady GO TO YOUR NATIONAL NEWS PAPERS AND OFFER YOUR STORY, AND LET THE HEADING BE CAN YOU HELP ME ? When decent People read that a Lady of 75 years of age needs to return to work to support Her Husbands Care...that will put an end to that Idea. FriscoLady I'm so sorry You find Yourself in this horrible situation, since Your place is by Your dear Husbands side. God Bless You, and Your dear Husband.
I TELL YOU THIS FOLKS, THIS WOULD NEVER BE ALLOWED TO HAPPEN IN IRELAND.
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I was thinking the same thing as Garden Artist about being a receptionist. One company I use to work for the Receptionist were senior citizens... in fact one lady is still there and she is now 85 years old. It was part-time work, job shared, so it worked out great for everyone involved. This company gave them pro-rate profit sharing, pro-rate life insurance, pro-rated vacation and sick days.
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Frisco, why not use your age to your advantage? Contact Senior Centers; they might need some part-time help. Contact charities; they might need some help processing donations.

Check with local libraries; they sometimes have workshops and often have lists of jobs and can help guide you in online searches if you need that.

Perhaps you could be a receptionist at IL, AL, rehab or other facilities. Use that knowledge and maturity you've gained as an older to help you!

I'm assuming though that you haven't a broad working background. If you do have one, can you think of a way that you can get back in that field? Part-time work could be a starter that could lead to full time employment.
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You could get a job cleaning tables at a fast food joint, but you would have to have a note from your MD or pass a physical. Most places insist you still have your driver's license.
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