Agencies and resources that can help you get care and provide care for elderly loved ones

Elder Care Resources and Financial Assistance

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How an Elder Law Attorney Can Help Elders and Caregivers

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Elder law is more complicated than you might think.

When Hiring a Geriatric Care Manager Makes Sense

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Knowing when it's time to call in a professional.

Benefits Programs Help Pay for Caregiving Expenses

Caregiving is expensive! Get financial help from over 2,000 available federal, state, and private benefits programs.

How to Find an Elder Law Attorney You Can Trust

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Elder law attorneys help seniors and caregivers.

Expert Interview: How to Hire a Caregiver for an Aging Parent When You Live Far Away

Paige Estigarribia

When we begin to realize that an aging parent may need care, the distance between parent and child can be a barrier to finding caregiving. These tips can help.

Tax Issues for Elderly Caregivers

Tom Breedlove

A tax expert answers our questions.

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In Home Help for Elderly Mom

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Where can he find good, safe, affordable help for his Mom?

4 Agencies That Help Retirees

Annie Doisy

Make sense of retirement alphabet soup.

Care Management for Your Elderly Parent

Debra Karplus

What services do you need and can you afford them?

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If Mom Moves In With Me Can She Still Get SSI Benefits?

Debra Karplus

Follow these gudielines to determine if your elderly parent would still be eligible.

Do You Have a Caregiver Contract?


Consider putting a caregiver contract in place so you can get paid by your parents for the time you put in as their caregiver.

How to Pay for Mom's Home Care after She's Fallen


There's more than one way to cover your mother's home care. Learn how.

One of the most important ingredients for a comfortable retirement is to be debt free when you retire. Will debt derail your retirement? This simple checklist can help you find out.

5 Steps to Provide Elder Care for Your Parents


You should create a plan of care for aging parents before the need arises. Here's how.

How to Hire an Adult Caregiver


hen you simply can't do everything for your loved one, here's how to find help.

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