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Topic: Aged care /nursing home/centerlink/lonely

3 posts, 0 answered
  1. Deb75
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    31 December 2019
    My husband is 50 and in a nursing home, I am 45 and I have been on wife’s pension for 27 years. On the 20th March they are axing the wife’s pension and because my husband is in a nursing home I’m going to be put strait onto Jobseekers payment because I am not a carer anymore and not of age pension age. I are still very involved with my husbands finances and care as far as visiting him daily and sorting most of his affairs out . I am a total mess now because of my own health and I feel I have been thrown to the wolf’s . I’m also very lonely and have 2 children that don’t give a crap about me . I’m struggling to keep it together and I’m very depressed .
  2. geoff
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    1 January 2020 in reply to Deb75

    Hello Deb, I'm sorry to know about your circumstances and only wish I could be of some assistance to you.

    I'm just replying back to you and wonder if you can give us some time before getting back to you but hope another person can offer you some advice.

    Best wishes.


  3. Deb75
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    3 February 2020 in reply to geoff
    Thank you 😢

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