I have been taking care of my mother for 20 years. I do everything for her she will be 90 years old. it is very hard and i HAD TO STOP MY LIFE IN ORDER TO CARE FOR HER.How do I get paid for parent care

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Here is one of the best posts from freqflyer that is a GREAT starting point.

"That’s a very common question asking about being paid. Majority of grown children do not get paid for caring for their parent, unless the parent is financially able to pay from their own pocket. You would need an employment contract.
If you live in the States, see If your parent qualifies for Medicaid, the State might allow a trained Caregiver come in to help for a couple hours. Also check to see if your State is one of those States that has a “Cash and Counseling” program to help you out, it‘s worth looking into. Note that each State has their own rules, regulations, and programs.
Also contact your county area agency on aging for programs such as Meals on Wheels, Adult Day Care, etc,... go to the website link below.
And please come back to the forums if you have any Caregiving questions, we would be more than happy to share our experiences with you, and give you ideas on what to do."
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