Getting Paid as a Family Caregiver
March 15, 2023
Dear Savvy Senior,
I have been taking care of my elderly father for over a year and it's taking a toll on my finances because I can only work part-time. Are there any resources you know about that can help family caregivers get paid?
Caring for an elder parent can be challenging in many ways, but it can be especially difficult financially if you have to miss work to provide care. Fortunately, there are a number of government programs and other tips that may be able to help you monetarily while you care for your dad.
Here are some options to explore.