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How Friends and Family Can Help Caregivers in a Crisis

Don't be afraid to do or say something wrong, just take action


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Yes, You Can Get Paid to Be a Family Caregiver

Programs that can alleviate the financial burden

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Tax Credits and Deductions for Eligible Caregivers

How you might be able to reduce your tax burden

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Understanding Medicaid Coverage for Nursing Homes

Don't 'spend down' without a plan

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How to Hire an Aide for a Family Member or Friend

First step: determine the level of assistance you need

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Creating a Caregiving Plan When You Have No Caregiver

Legal and financial planning advice for 'elder orphans'

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Paid Family Leave: States With Laws to Help Caregivers

See if your state has a family-leave program


Helping you navigate your role as a family caregiver

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Say This, Not That, When Talking to a Caregiver

Things you can say to be supportive — and things you should never say to a caregiver

What You Need to Know About Power of Attorney

Everyone older than 18 should have a power of attorney in place — just in case

How to Get Paid as a Family Caregiver

Caregiving can be time-consuming and expensive, but there are ways to get help with earning money

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