The search tool can connect your older loved one with assistance that can help to pay for housing, medication, food, medical services, utilities, transportation and other necessities.
Healthcare can be a daunting prospect for seniors, namely because health issues can creep up as people age, and because Medicare comes with a lot of hidden costs that seniors aren’t well-prepared for. However, if there’s one health-related expense that can really catch retirees off-guard, it’s none other than long-term care.
Can a nursing home make a person who is in the home liquidate money in an IRA and spend it down to pay for care, before they can apply for Medicaid?
Most people over 65 eventually will need help with daily living tasks, such as bathing, eating or dressing. Men will need assistance for an average of 2.2 years, while women will need it for 3.7 years, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Aging.
Many aging Americans depend on family members or friends to help manage their financial, health, and other affairs during retirement and beyond. They often believe
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