Medicare is federal program that provides insurance for people over age 65 and the disabled. Medicaid is a partnership between the federal government and the states that provides benefits for those that meet the income needs.
There are several services that will assist in locating appropriate places at little or no cost. In addition asking friends/neighbors/colleagues if they can recommend a place.
Care that is provided in home/hospital or facility for end of life. It is usually provided when a person is in final stage of life. The goal is make the person as comfortable as possible. Medicare will pay the cost of Hospice Care in most situations.
Ask the person first, and then perhaps contact family CPA or Attorney for help.
Perhaps, age and health status will determine a person’s eligibility to purchase coverage.
There are tools available to develop a strategy for beginning the conversation. Communication is key. Understanding the family dynamics as well as the wishes of the person facing a life transition is a must.
Contact Lifecycles. We can let you know what is available and help you put the services in place.
Lifecycles will help! We work to provide support and information to those needing to make a change to accommodate a life transition. We can offer a comprehensive and holistic plan to ensure a smooth transition. One that takes into account the entire picture including the financial, medical and legal aspects. We work to support not just the long term planning but also the day to day practical issues that arise. Lifecycles is dedicated to supporting the caregiver as well as the person facing the transition.