I need to get help, I am poor. I'm Desprit

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i am poor, live in the USA, am a sick 57 yr old widow, celiac and have a dog i care for. I have several diseases and feel like I am close to death. I know I need help, but do not know who to talk to. i want to stay in my home, are there home services available? i need hospice but i am too tired to see the doctor. what will happen to me if i can't afford a care giver?  i have celacs and cross contamination will kill me, i do not want to die like that, sickened by gluten.  i am feeling very desprite. 

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    Hi Dee...I too live in the USA

    Yes, homecare services are available. Unless you want to pay outright, your insurance will require you see your physician and obtainan order.

    Hospice is a free service given to those individuals whose physician certifies that the patient has a life expectancy of one year or less.

    If you have any thoughts of harming yourself, you need to immediately telephone your areas suicide prevention hotline.

    Hugs,

    judith

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      thankyou for your ideas judith

      so i have to have a doctor say i am dying to get hospice? funny.  i can hardly leave the house. i wonder why everything has to be so complcated.

      good night and thank you smile

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    Depending on the state you live in there are nurses that sre home care.

    call your local hospital for more infor for what is available for you.

    i am very concerned that you will need to have full to part time care. Also soda ute care is cornered my Medicare check on line for other services Medicare has available. You have Medicare advantage & pt B you may qualify for financial assistance as well as home care. 

    Take care are and many heeling blessings sent your way. 

    I am am asuming you CAN ALSO FILE FOR DISSABILITY .

    SOCIAL SERVICES WILL SEND SOMEONE OUT TO YOUR HOME TO EVALUATE YOUR NEEDS,

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      i have been on disability for about 4 years. ive been sick for a while but it is getting worse.

      I have AARP medicare complete. 

      thanks you guys, my brain is struggling to process so much. I will call my MD monday and see if I can get someone to come here and evaluate me. 

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      Dee,

      what did you decide. How are you. I hope you called your nearest hospital in your area to speak with a solidly,services representative to help you receive care. What state r u located in . You can pm me with that info if you wish. I would like to help,you and search online to hind help,for you in your area.

      (( hugs ))

      Hope biggrin

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    Hi Dee,

    How are you? Hope you are doing ok. You have given advice to many people on here. Stay in touch so we can be there for you.

    Best wishes xxx

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