December 9, 2018
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088 – Why Might a Medicaid Beneficiary Be Preferred to Someone With Private Pay Funds in the Nursing Home?

Most people think that you need money – private pay dollars – to be admitted to a nursing home.  However, in some situations it’s actually preferred if you are out of money and Medicaid eligible.  This means that if you are worried because your loved one needs nursing home care […]
December 7, 2018
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089 – Why Didn’t I Do This Sooner?

You’ve got to do something – and you do it – but it doesn’t feel right.  You have a wave of regret because the results are so good that now you feel like you should have done it sooner.  Try to give yourself a break.  Taking action is hard.  Taking […]
December 3, 2018
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087 – What is a “Medicaid Bed” in an Assisted Living Community?

At some point when your loved one is living in an assisted living community you might hear the phrase “Medicaid bed.”  You may hear that in order for them to receive Medicaid benefits in the community a Medicaid bed must be available.  But what does that mean and how does […]
November 30, 2018
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086 – What’s the Difference Between a Revocable and an Irrevocable Prepaid Funeral?

Medicaid usually allows your aging parent or elderly loved one to have an irrevocable prepaid funeral when they apply for benefits but what does that mean and why would Medicaid care?  This episode will discuss the difference between revocable and irrevocable prepaid funerals and why the type of prepaid funeral […]
November 28, 2018
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085 – The Lawyer, Accountant and Funeral Are All (Kind Of) Free – Paying for Professional Help for Your Loved One

What does “it’s kind of free” mean?  Everyone knows you have to pay for legal services, accounting services and funerals but if you are already committed to spending money on long term care then you can use some of what you are committed to spending  to purchase these professional services […]
November 26, 2018
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084 – The Sooner You Start Working to Protect Money From the Cost of Long Term Care the More You Save (Usually)

The title says it all – the sooner you start working to protect money from the cost of long term care the more you can save (usually).  But don’t lose hope – it might not be too late to save money from the cost of care no matter what level […]