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My sympathy here for the situation.As long as you did not sign any personal letter of guarantee all they can do is come after your father for the debt.
You have a couple of options and they all involve moving.You can move him back to nursing home, find a cheaper place here, or bring him home at least for awhile since you cannot afford the rate here.
AAAs were established under the Federal Older Americans Act in 1973 to help older adults (60 or older) remain in their home. AAAs are located throughout the United States and are available in every county within Washington State.
AAA's help older adults plan and find additional care, services, or programs. Help can range from getting services for a frail adult so he/she can remain at home to providing access to activities and socialization through programs like senior centers. They also provide support and services to the family or friends helping to care for older adults.
Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington
East Wenatchee 98802
Alt. Phone: 1-***-***-****
The Family Caregiver Support Program is a service available to unpaid caregivers of adults needing care and living in Washington State. There are local Family Caregiver Support Program offices throughout the state staffed with caring and knowledgeable people who can help you:
Generally, these services are offered free or at low cost. Certain eligibility requirements may apply and availability varies from community to community.
Respite if you have to bring him home.
Call the Office of the Ombudsman to help with alternative placement options, this will help long term to find somewhere you can afford..
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman is a trusted resource in mediating complaints or concerns you may have about anyone living in an adult care facility (e.g. adult family home, Assisted Living Facility, nursing home).
Aging & Adult Care of Central WA
Email address: *****@******.***
I hope some of these places can help you here with alternatives that you can afford and he will be happy at.Honestly he may have to go back to Nursing Home if that is all he can afford.I understand the problems here, no easy solutions.Try all of the resources above.
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