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How to find helpful Financial Aid for Family Caregivers

 

September 26, 2018



Dear Savvy Senior,

Do you know of any resources that help family caregivers monetarily? I have to miss a lot of work to take care of my elderly mother and it’s financially stressing me.

Stretched Thin

Dear Stretched,

Caring for an elder parent can be challenging in many ways, but it can be especially difficult financially if you have to miss work or quit your job to provide care. Fortunately, there are a number of government programs, tax breaks, and other tips that may be able to help you monetarily while you care for your mother. Here are some options to explore.

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