October 31, 2018
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077 – Assisted Living & Nursing Home Admission Agreements – An Overview

If your aging parent or elderly loved one moves into an assisted living or nursing home you will be presented with an admission agreement.  An admission agreement outlines all of the rights and responsibilities for both your loved one and the community.  It’s very important that you review and understand […]
October 29, 2018
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076 – What Happens If Someone Exhausts All Their Money Paying for Home Care?

Care at home is expensive and sometimes people spend everything they have in an effort to remain home as long as possible.  Care options are limited when the money runs out.  If someone else can fund ongoing care then it is possible to stay in the house additional time.  But […]
October 26, 2018
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075 – The Home Care Point of No Return – Spending Below the Assisted Living Private Pay Requirement

I’ve talked in the past about how assisted living communities may (and often do) have a private pay requirement.  That’s an amount of money your loved one must pay from private funds before they can remain in the assisted living community as a Medicaid beneficiary.  Since most people begin receiving […]
October 24, 2018
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074 – Assisted Living Private Pay Requirements

Assisted living private pay requirements catch a lot of people off guard.  A private pay requirement is a period of time your elderly loved one (or you on their behalf) agree to pay an assisted living community before the assisted living community won’t object to you remaining there as a […]
October 22, 2018
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073 – Resource Spotlight – Senior Move Management Services

The thought of helping your elderly loved one pack and sell their house can be overwhelming.  They may have years or decades worth of stuff in their home.  The idea of going through everything and sorting it out and packing or disposing of various things can be exhausting. What if I […]
October 12, 2018
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072 – Visiting Your Elderly Loved One – The First Step to Advocacy

Visiting your loved one – frequently and randomly – will help them get the best possible care in an assisted living community or nursing home.  Putting eyes on them – and letting the community know you are there doing it – is the most effective thing you can do to […]