Comments for Elder Housing Options - 51 Year Old Son

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstar
Low Income Housing
by: Anonymous

Does your mom qualify for low income or senior only state housing? I know in the state where we live there are actually apartment's that are nicer than my house that are specified low income/senior housing.

Would it be cheaper you you to just supplement her income while she rents? Is it because she has pets that you feel you have to buy a house? You have to do some research, but there might be some programs available to help your mom with income assistance.

As a last resort, you can buy her a house (put your name on it someway (consult a lawyer or real estate professional, so she cannot get a loan on it) and just be thankful she is independent enough to not need everyday care and be forced to move into your house.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Elder Housing Options - Cost over Convenience
by: Anonymous

Your mom will probably not be around much longer.

If you do not want her to move in with you, and you buy a house for her, it will still be YOUR house and you can sell it to recoup your money :)If you are going to help her, these would be the most cost-effective options for you. I am still torn on the subject - should we take care of the now elderly parents who raised us, or should they have planned to take care of themselves so we do not have to "raise" them later in life?

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Elderly Parents Housing Options.

Return to Elder Housing Options - 51 Year Old Son.


Home | Site Map | About | Contact | Privacy Policy | Disclosure

© Copyright evSky Incorporated 2008-2019 | All Rights Reserved


Eldercare for

Aging Parents

Are you having a difficult time with being the "Caregiver" for Mom and Dad?

Click Here to Read What Others are Saying and Leave a Comment About Your Own Experiences....

Or Start your Own Discussion Page!

Recent Articles

  1. I'm fed up

    Jul 22, 20 01:11 PM

    Hi I'm 20 years old and i live with my mother and sister. My sister is 18 and she works at our local grocery store and is usually doing her own thing.

    Read More

  2. Get anger and make Quarrel with other people

    Jul 08, 20 01:46 PM

    Hi, My father's age approximately 70 years old. Now a days he get angry with any one and make Quarrel. I do not know why he make like this? Some society

    Read More

  3. La Gorda

    Jul 08, 20 01:44 PM

    My hubby and i are the sole caregivers of my elderly father who is 85. I have 2 siblings who do sweet FA as they can't stand him. He's a misogynistic,

    Read More