How to Get Paid as a Family Caregiver

Family Caregivers and Medicaid Waivers

In the state of Nebraska, the growing need for senior care has led to the development of various programs and initiatives to support family caregivers. Caretech is proud to participate in the Nebraska Medicaid Waiver programs. We also accept private pay, long-term care insurance and VA Benefits.

Recognizing the invaluable role these caregivers play, the state offers multiple avenues for them to receive compensation for their efforts. From Medicaid waivers to specialized programs, Nebraska ensures that those dedicating their time and energy to care for their elderly loved ones have access to financial support and resources. 

About Medicaid Waivers

Medicaid in Nebraska pays family caregivers through Medicaid Waivers. These are exceptions to Medicaid rules that allow states to offer programs that don’t fit within the traditional boundaries of Medicaid. Every state, including Nebraska, has at least one waiver in place to allow the payment of family caregivers. Source

At Caretech, we understand the importance of providing quality and safe in-home care. Our experienced caregivers provide a broad range of services, including personal hygiene, non-medical care, housekeeping, safety, transportation, mobility, and nutrition.

Our Home Care Services Include:

Assistance with personal care
Assistance attending religious events
Bathing assistance
Bill preparation
Changing bed linens
Cleaning dishes
Companionship/respite care
General homemaking
Letter writing

Mail review
Meal preparation and clean-up
Medication reminders
Organizing living space and closets
Scheduling appointments
Take out garbage
Transportation and errands

Aged and Disabled Waivers

This waiver is designed to help elderly and disabled adults receive care at home or in a community setting. Through this program, friends and certain family members can be paid for providing personal care services. The program also offers other services ranging from respite care to home modifications.

Eligibility: One must be a resident of Nebraska to avail of this service.


At Caretech, we believe in treating each individual with dignity and respect. We strive to create a warm and nurturing environment where your loved one can thrive. Our team is dedicated to serving others and providing the highest level of care possible. Let us be your partner in this journey, providing the support and understanding you need.

Supportive Services for Caregivers

In Nebraska, there are supportive services available specifically for caregivers. These services can provide financial assistance and other resources to those caring for elderly or disabled family members. Source

Family Caregiver Support Brochure

The Eastern Nebraska Area Agency on Aging and Aging Partners provide resources and support for family caregivers, including those caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Source

Unpaid Care Value

While not a direct payment method, it’s worth noting that more than 240,000 people in Nebraska provide unpaid care for loved ones, with the value of this care estimated at $2.9 billion. Source

It’s essential for family members to explore these options and consult with local agencies or professionals to understand the best fit for their situation and ensure they meet the eligibility criteria. Let us be your partner in this journey, providing the support and understanding you need.

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