Senior citizen services can be investigated state by state as part of the conversations with your aging parents. You'll discuss the ideal life they would like to lead, the financial position that they are in, and plan a variety of scenarios for their future. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find your parents' state.
State and federal programs range from
1. Use these programs in a variety of ways to spark conversation.
You can look at options to stimulate your parents' imagination about the
type of life that they would like to imagine. Maybe they haven't
thought about the types of recreation opportunities that are available.
Volunteering in later life may not have seemed possible. Maybe they
narrowed the range of housing options because they feared that they
couldn't afford it.
2. If your parents live in another
state, you can research the programs available in their state. If they
will be moving to your state, you can begin to see the eligibility
requirements to qualify in a move.
3. Knowing the programs that are available to your parents will also help you and your siblings with your own retirement financial planning.