Long Term Care

A range of services and support which help meet both the medical and non-medical needs of people who cannot care for themselves for an extended period of time.

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  • What is a caregiver to do when a senior is no longer safe living at home but refuses to consider moving to long-term care? Guardianship is a tool that allows adult children to make decisions on behalf of an aging parent when competency is in question.

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  • Deciding what type of long-term care an aging loved one needs is far more complex when dementia is a factor. Explore senior housing options and the limitations of each when considering the appropriate level of care for a senior with dementia.

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  • Medicaid can help with long-term care costs, but eligibility is determined by a combination of many factors. The rising cost of care makes planning in advance a priority when considering paying for senior care costs.

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  • Many aging adults must apply for Medicaid in order to afford long-term care. Here are some strategies for preserving some of your wealth while qualifying for financial assistance.

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