If you are the caregiver of an individual with dementia, you may be trying to keep your loved one in their home and community for as long as possible. But, as the caregiving demands increase, so does your need to bring in help. You may wonder if Medicare is a good starting place; does it pay for at-home professional dementia care?
Relationships between parents and their children aren’t always picture-perfect, and as people grow older they can change for the better or for the worse. Caregiving an aging parent isn’t an easy feat, but it can be much more stressful if the parent has dementia.
We understand that financial planning for the care of your loved one with dementia can feel like a huge undertaking. Know that at any age, your loved one may be eligible for benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) that can help pay for dementia care.