July 22, 2019
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165 – Can I Visit My Elderly Loved One Any Time Day or Night in the Long Term Care Community?

People want to make sure their loved one is getting the best possible care around the clock.  One way to check on this is to visit them often.  It’s easy during normal visiting hours.  It’s more difficult after hours – when the doors are locked and there’s no one there […]
July 19, 2019
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164 – What is a Representative Payee in an Assisted Living or Nursing Home Admission Agreement?

Contracts are scary.  If your loved one ever moves into an assisted living community they will have to sign an agreement.  The community might want you to sign too.  This is where you have to be really careful.  Depending on what you sign it’s very possible to obligate yourself and […]
July 17, 2019
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163 – How to Pick the Best Sub-Acute Rehab Facility for Your Elderly Loved One

Choosing a sub-acute rehab facility is difficult.  Everyone wants the best for their loved one.  So how do you select the best possible sub-acute rehab facility for your loved one? It’s not as hard as you think.  Listen to today’s episode to hear my answer. I hope this episode helps you […]
July 15, 2019
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162 – Can a Someone Get Paid to Provide Care to Their Aging Parent or Elderly Loved One?

Children are often the primary caregivers for their elderly parents.  Many children take time off from work and cost themselves money to provide the care their parent needs.  This leads to a common question – can an elderly parent pay their caregiver child?  While it is possible and, in some […]
July 14, 2019
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161 – Does Everyone in the Assisted Living Community or Nursing Home Know That My Loved One’s on Medicaid?

Privacy is important to everyone.  Our loved one’s financial status is no one’s business but theirs. A lot of people are concerned that their loved one’s financial information will become public if they ever need long term care Medicaid.  Today on the podcast I discuss who actually knows when someone […]
July 12, 2019
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160 – How to Get the Best Care Possible for a Loved One on Medicaid in an Assisted Living Community or Nursing Home

I take the position that there’s no difference in the care provided to someone in an assisted living community or nursing home on Medicaid versus someone paying for care privately.  But, it’s still possible to improve your loved one’s care.  You can take some affirmative steps to help them get […]