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(Parkinson's and memory problems)..Cost looks prohibitive. How to do and not left with nothing!

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How do you feel about keeping your husband at home?

Do his doctors think he needs placement?

How well do you get along with his kids? Do you trust that they his and your best interests at heart?

Do you belong to a caregiver support group?

Sorry for so many questions, but a clearer picture will result in better answers.

I kept my husband at home for the ten-year journey with Lewy Body Dementia (which is essentially what your husband has, but with the symptoms coming in a different order.) Very early on I called Social Services and asked for a needs assessment. That social worker told me to apply for Medicaid. What?! We were both professionals, not poverty-level folks! But I was amazed how quickly you can be facing poverty with a serious chronic illness. She also advised me to consult an Elder Law attorney.

I pass on her advice to you. Consult an Elder Law specialist who can explain your options to you.
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What does your husband's doctor think about where ya'll live?

Did ya'll save up any money or make any investments over the years?
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I am 61, husband 71... He has a school teacher pension. I work several jobs, music and fitness instructor. We own our house, have a car paying off for 4 years
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Cookey, more details are needed! How old are you each ? What are your resources like?
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