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Hello, I would like to assist you with your question. Can you please clarify your question. It appears you are asking if you can pay your sister to help, is that correct? I ask because Social Security does not pay caregivers directly.
No, Social Security does not pay for caregivers. If you qualify, the State (as part of Medicaid) might cover assisted living. Generally, this means less than $2,000 in assets, less than $2,100/month +/-, and a medical determination that assisted living is needed.
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