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Caretaker

Caretaker

1. What are the requirements and When can your spouse apply, and get paid as caretaker by social security?
2. Will the caretaker get Medicare health insurance for himself or herself from social security? Since the caregiver will care for you full time?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I googled it and it looks like it usually is needs to be either through the VA (for vets) or Medicaid, though some states may offer help or some long term care insurance. https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/financial-legal...

posted 7 days ago
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