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Myths and Facts About Medicaid

Medicaid, the benefits provided by the government to low-income people, can often have a lot of confusion surrounding them, but here’s the post that finally clears the air.
Myth: Nursing Homes are Completely Covered by Medicaid

This one’s not entirely true, as Medicare gives 20 days of full coverage with two provisos: the patient spent a …

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What to Expect—and Not Expect—at Assisted Living Facilities

The term “assisted living facility” may not be as familiar as “nursing home” or “retirement home”, but they’re becoming a popular choice as seniors live longer and still want to retain independence.
What is an Assisted Living Facility?

Assisted living facilities (ALFs) are places for seniors who need aid with day-to-day activities like showering and dressing, but …

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Top Issues Currently Affecting Seniors

In separate pieces, the United States government and National Council on Aging published information on the most common issues that affect seniors.
 
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The U.S. government, on Nov. 12, 2013, updated their list of …

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A Guide to Nursing Homes: Legal Directives

The moment it has been determined that you or someone you love needs the kind of care that can only be found in nursing home you will be in essence entering into a new kind of community. Consider your choice of nursing home as becoming a part of your extended family. Although this might not …

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