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Transitioning To Medicaid With A Medicaid Specialist

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Medicaid specialists help senior citizens navigate and apply for Medicaid benefits, often as a transition from Medicare which is only suitable for short-term care. An elderly person will need to have additional financial resources to supplement their health care needs. Many elderly people go through the process of applying for Medicaid benefits because they do not have enough assets to cover their medical needs.   Medicaid benefits include a series of services including inpatient and outpatient medical services, nursing facility services and home health services, etc.…

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Senior Living, Assisted Living, Or Nursing Home: Where Does My Parent Belong?

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If you’re looking at a simplified living situation for your aging parent, there are three obvious choices that may come up: senior living, assisted living, and nursing homes. Here are some descriptions of each option that can help you decide where to place your parent. Senior Living Communities Senior living communities are the most independent of the three options. They may include subsidized housing that takes into account the limited income of seniors.…

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Hiring A Private Nurse Vs. An Agency Nurse For Assisted Living

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When most people think about hiring a nurse for an assisted living position, they think of hiring a nurse who is not currently employed elsewhere, or a nurse who is contracted by an agency to work for others. If you are looking for an assisted living nurse, you could hire either of these. Here are some pros and cons to hiring a private nurse, and how to ensure that your residents get the best care possible.…

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