Surviving the financial burden

by Donna
(LA county, California)

My husband and I just came to California to live in his parents house.


His father is bedridden most of the time and both parents are confined to wheelchairs and/or walkers. Neither can drive or live alone.

My husband gave up a job making 25 dollars an hour when his parents became ill. We left everything to come here. I don't resent it at all as I love both of them with all my heart.

Financially, it is a bleak aspect for us. His parents live off of Medicare and Social Security.

How can we set it up so that my spouse can receive some compensation to live on while he is unemployed and caring for mom and dad. He would gladly do it for free, but how does one keep their vehicle and live without any income? HELP!!!!!!!!!!

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Jul 12, 2015
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Benefits for Carer of Elderly Mum
by: Bell

Does anyone know can you claim benefits if you go on carers leave or give up your job to care for my mum who has incurable cancer she has had it for six years and its slow growing rare cancer and now its progressing to her heart.

She is unable to walk far and gets tired quickly. I'm a single parent and work but get no benefits as my children have grown up. I do not want regrets that I should have been at home more.

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