Protecting Spouses of Medicaid Applicants: 2023 Guidelines
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2023 federal guidelines for how much money the spouses of institutionalized Medicaid recipients may keep, as well as related Medicaid figures.
Does Medicare Cover the Cost of Getting a Second Opinion?
You may be nervous about whether Medicare will cover a second opinion if you wish to confirm whether a medical treatment or surgery is right for you.
What Is the Difference Between Medicaid and Medicare?
Although Medicaid and Medicare are both public health insurance programs, they have essential differences.
Does Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?
Assisted living facilities support older adults with daily living while fostering their independence. Individuals who do not require round-the-clock nursing but need help with everyday activities like bathing, housekeeping, medications, and meal preparation can benefit from assisted living.
Pros and Cons of a Medicaid Asset Protection Trust
A MAPT is one option a person may use to protect their assets from Medicaid and nursing homes or long-term care. Consider some pros and cons of MAPTs to see if this long-term care strategy is right for you.
3 Foot- or Leg-Related Health Issues Medicare May Help Cover
From plantar fasciitis to varicose veins, there are numerous bothersome ailments that can cause chronic foot or leg pain or related issues. Here are three such diagnoses for which you may find some help in covering treatment costs through Medicare.
Resources to Help With End-of-Life Care
Over the past few years, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all been reminded about life’s fragility. When you are faced with addressing end-of-life care, knowing where to turn for the answers your family needs can be overwhelming.
Savings for Seniors: Lower Medicare Part B Premiums in 2023
For the first time in more than 10 years, Medicare Part B enrollees will see some of their costs decline.
After a Dementia Diagnosis: Preparing for the Future
Fortunately, receiving a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s does not mean that you cannot execute legal documents or make decisions about plans for your future finances and health care.
5 Reasons for Seniors to Celebrate in 2023
It has been a tumultuous few years. However, with the new year upon us, there are some silver linings – in particular for seniors. Here are five reasons for seniors to celebrate in 2023.