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Help available for families caring for mom, dad at home

Caring for her can be a challenge, as it is for many other people who have elderly loved ones who can’t live on their own anymore but don’t want to go to a nursing home or can’t afford one. A nursing home can cost $5,000 to $8,000 a month and, under the state’s Medicaid program, is a big expense for taxpayers.