FAQs: Are there any sources of financial help for people with Alzheimer’s or their caregivers?
There are several possible sources of help, depending on your situation:
The Federal government’s Alzheimer’s website has information about how to pay for medical care and daily living services.
Medicare, the Federal health insurance program for people age 65 or older, has information about medical and drug plans.
The Social Security Administration’s Supplemental Security Income program pays benefits to disabled adults with limited income and resources.
The following organizations also offer assistance with finding financial help:
National Council on Aging
LeadingAge (formerly the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging)
Family Caregiver Alliance