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Government Programs That Can Pay for Long-term Care for the Elderly

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

If you or a loved one has financial constraints but needs long-term care, there are government-funded options. The programs have different eligibility requirements which are based on income, assets, the kind and level of care needed, marital status and age. MEDICAID-FUNDED HOME-CARE PROGRAMS Medicaid is a state/federal program for low-income families and individuals. Eligibility is determined by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. There are four types of long-term Medicaid ...

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What Questions Should You Ask When Hiring a Home Care Agency to Care for an Aging Parent?

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Hiring someone to come into your home to care for your elderly parents or loved one can be daunting. How will you know if they’re up to the task? How do you know if they will be the right fit? Will they understand your parent’s needs and, most importantly, will your loved one be safe in their care? Create a job description Start by assessing your needs. Gather your thoughts and jot ...

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