Almost everyone will need long-term care at some point in their lives, so planning is essential. While we cannot predict the timing or level of care, we can take steps to prepare for an unexpected medical and financial crisis to help reduce the … [Read more...] about How to Qualify for Medicaid: A Five Year Look-Back Without Penalties
Eight Trillion Dollars, Medicaid, and the Cost of Senior Living
The need for affordable long-term care services has increased dramatically in America. Costs are exorbitantly expensive whether you struggle to pay premiums for a long-term care insurance policy or monthly bills from a nursing home. The US Department … [Read more...] about Eight Trillion Dollars, Medicaid, and the Cost of Senior Living
The Benefits of The Internet of Medical Things
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services forecasts the US Health care system will soon be significantly overwhelmed with seniors requiring medical care. Government medical programs and services, insurers, and manufacturers are tasked with … [Read more...] about The Benefits of The Internet of Medical Things
Preparing a Quality End of Life Plan
The records conveying your final wishes for care and asset management are called powers-of-attorney documents, and these entrust an appointed person to act on your behalf when you are no longer able to. But when it comes to actually using those … [Read more...] about Preparing a Quality End of Life Plan
Geriatric Care Managers Are In High Demand
A professional geriatric care manager treats an elderly person’s health condition rather than being responsive to a given age group. The truth is aging is a complex, highly individualized process, and a geriatric care manager (GCM) may be appropriate … [Read more...] about Geriatric Care Managers Are In High Demand
What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?
Medicare and Medicaid are two different government programs for healthcare. It is important to understand the difference between them. Here, we will discuss how the program benefits differ, how eligibility for each program is established, and discuss … [Read more...] about What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?