Finances and Money
As we approach the tax deadline, you may be wondering if there are additional ways that you can try to maximize your deductions as a caregiver. We’re here to tell you that there are.
Here are a few tips for navigating the conversation of family caregiving & finances once you’ve allowed yourself time to acknowledge and process your own thoughts and feelings as a caregiver.
Approaching a difficult conversation never really becomes an easy task to execute. Especially when it involves a subject as sensitive and emotional as money. However, there are some ways that you can prepare yourself for this conversation and elements that you should consider before you impulsively initiate a well-intentioned discussion.
Good news appears to be on the horizon for America’s 40 million family caregivers, as the Senate recently passed the RAISE Family Caregivers Act. Why create a national caregiving strategy? Some of the goals of this plan include: providing training for family caregivers, identifying ways to increase financial security for family caregivers, collecting and sharing information about innovative family caregiving models, and many other points that would help to strengthen the support surrounding this large, diverse and constantly growing population.