When It Comes to Medicaid, Giving Is Not Always Better Than Receiving

A loved one should not give gifts if there is a possibility that he or she may need Medicaid assistance in the near future. This can be sad if that person gets joy out of generosity. But gifts in that situation can turn out to be very, very expensive. Medicaid is the...

Long-Term Care Coverage under Medicare

During their careers, most people contribute to Social Security in order to qualify for Medicare health insurance. Individuals under age 65 who qualify to receive Social Security Disability benefits are also covered under Medicare, as well as anyone of any age who has...

Providing Care For Family Members

It makes sense for a family member to care for a senior at home, rather than paying someone else or an agency? Or uprooting the senior into an institution? The family member can pay the bills, balance the checkbook, keep the house clean, shop and make meals, and take...