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Caregiver Support

Đang chơi bàiGet tips and information to help you care for your loved one with special medical needs, including programs for family members of veterans and people with disabilities to get paid to provide care.

- Find out from the National Institute on Aging how to be a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Learn skills for  coping with a loved one’s behavioral changes.

  • Đang chơi bài - The National Institute of Health's MedlinePlus site has an overview of caregiver services. It also offers  resources to help you protect your own health.

  • - This resource from the National Cancer Institute is for family and friends who are caring for a person with cancer. 

  • - The family member you're caring for may not be able to handle their bills themselves. Get information about managing their finances from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

  • Đang chơi bàiThe helps people caring for veterans. Find services and benefits for your loved one and get support for yourself.

  • Đang chơi bài - Get tips on how to prevent or relieve caregiver stress and how to find and pay for home health care services.

  • State and Local Caregiver Support Resources

    • - Use this list from the Department of Health and Human Services to find a variety of government and non-government resources. Compare home health agencies, or use the to connect with senior services. 

    Additional Support for Caregivers

    If you're not able to leave your loved one at home but need emotional support, an online support group might be a good option. Be careful not to give out detailed personal, medical, or financial information to anyone online to protect against fraud or scams.

    program lets qualified people manage their own health services. It also lets them hire family members as caregivers in some states. 
  • The program offers veterans a flexible budget. This allows them to choose goods and services they find most useful, including hiring a family member or neighbor as a personal care aide.
  • work in conjunction with a VA pension. These benefits help cover the costs of a caregiver, who may be a family member. in your area for rules and conditions.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance allows family members to be paid as caregivers. But some policies won’t pay family members who live with the person they’re caring for. Contact your family member's insurance agent for more information. You can also ask the agent for a written confirmation of benefits.
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    Đang chơi bàiLast Updated: August 26, 2020

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