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How to Manage Your Caregiving Duties

Independent Living expert Elinor Ginzler hosts an online chat and answers your pressing questions

If you missed our live online chat with Elinor Ginzler, former AARP vice president for health and current senior director for supportive services at the Jewish Council for the Aging in Rockville, Md., read the below transcript of the conversation.

Comment From Marisol: Who can I turn to to help me sort out the interconnected financial and medical decisions I need to make to care for my infirm mother — decisions that also require a keen understanding of government programs (Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare and Disability)? Do I need a financial adviser, elder attorney and a geriatric care manager?

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