July 10, 2019
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159 – Is There Such a Thing as a Medicaid Nursing Home or Medicaid Assisted Living Community?

There’s a common misconception that when someone needs Medicaid.  People think there are horrible Medicaid only alternatives.  These are supposedly the worst facilities in the area and only take those people who are out of money and on Medicaid. Fortunately, this is not what really happens.  People on Medicaid receive […]
July 5, 2019
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158 – The Three Building Blocks of Elder Care

Elder care is complicated.  It can feel like you’re stuck in a whirlwind.  But it can be made easier.  If you have a system or a process to deal with the overall situation it can be manageable.  You can bring order to the chaos. In this podcast episode I discuss […]
July 3, 2019
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157 – Realistic Expectations for Our Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Types of Dementia

When someone has Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia their brains are damaged.  As the disease progresses the damage in their brains gets worse.  The person looks mostly the same on the outside but there are significant changes on the inside. We often assume our loved ones dealing […]
June 26, 2019
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156 – What is a Qualified Income Trust?

There are a lot of hoops you have to jump through when someone needs long term care Medicaid benefits. One trap in many states is a monthly income cap.  If your loved one has income in excess of the state’s income cap they could be financially ineligible for Medicaid benefits.  […]
June 24, 2019
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155 – What is the Difference Between Physical and Occupational Therapy?

When most people hear the word therapy they automatically think of physical therapy.   But there are other types of therapy besides physical therapy.  Two other types of therapy are occupational therapy and speech therapy. Today we are going to look into the difference between physical therapy and occupational therapy.  These […]
June 21, 2019
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154 – What is Sub-Acute Rehab?

Sub-acute rehab is one of the most important benefits available to our elderly loved ones.  It provides physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy services after a hospital stay.  This benefit can be the difference between maintaining independence and losing it. Learn more about this benefit including how to qualify […]