The Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging reports that each year in Minnesota alone, 600,000 caregivers leave over $7 billion on the table as they provide home care for elderly parents or disabled family members. At Best Care, we understand the financial burdens that caring for a family member may create. This is why we make it a point to provide information on different types of compensation for family caregivers. Explore these options below and discover how you can get compensated for the caregiving support you currently provide.

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Caregivers of Disabled Veterans

The Veterans Administration provides monthly payments, reimbursement for travel expenses, and health insurance for family members providing in home care for disabled veterans who incurred injuries during their service after September 11, 2001. The average monthly stipend for indivduals who care for a disabled family member is $1600. The VA also pays for PCAs and home health care for disabled veterans.

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