Are reverse mortgages worth it?

Hi all, my mom is wanting to get out of debt, she is considering a reverse mortgage and wants only 30 grand out of the reverse mortgage to pay off bills, she is planning on putting 600 dollars a month into a savings account, and when she either sells or has to go into a nursing home, the money she has saved would... show more Hi all, my mom is wanting to get out of debt, she is considering a reverse mortgage and wants only 30 grand out of the reverse mortgage to pay off bills, she is planning on putting 600 dollars a month into a savings account, and when she either sells or has to go into a nursing home, the money she has saved would pay off the reverse mortgage, and us children would get the home, it is 100% paid for.....is this a good option for getting rid of credit card debt, or would a home equity loan be better---thanks
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