One out of six family caregivers experiences financial strain when caring for an aging family member.
Consumer Directed Services (CDS) operates through Missouri’s Medicaid program. Adults with physical disabilities can hire people to help them with activities of daily living.
Missouri’s Consumer Directed Services is a program that families can utilize to get paid when caring for an aging parent.
Chronic health conditions like congestive heart failure make it hard to do what a person once did.
One of the biggest questions family caregivers often has is, “can I get paid to do this?”
Knowing for sure that your family member needs help is such a tricky situation.
Needing support in your role as primary caregiver isn’t a sign of weakness or selfishness. And it doesn’t mean you love your family member any less.