Will the VA Pay for Your Parent’s Nursing Home Care?

Nursing home care for an elderly parent can be extremely costly, which is why the government instituted different benefit programs to help seniors in need. One of these programs is administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. VA Health Care benefits are available to any veteran who served in the United States military on active service, and received any discharge from service other than a dishonorable discharge. VA Health Care benefits provide coverage for doctor and specialist visits, mental health care services, and in-patient hospital stays, in addition to long and short term stays in nursing homes.

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Medi-Cal Appeals in Los Angeles County

Medi-Cal is one of the best sources of health benefits for senior citizens living on a limited income in Los Angeles County. As Medi-Cal is a needs-based program, meaning one has to show financial need or hardship in order to receive benefits, there are times when Medi-Cal benefits can be denied by the state agency. However,…

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My Adult Loved One Is Losing Control. How Do We File a Conservatorship in Los Angeles County?

A conservatorship, as it’s called in California, is given to somebody who petitions the court to give them control over an aspect or some aspects of another adult’s life. This is usually done because the adult is incapacitated in some way, due to disability or old age. However, a person can become subject to a conservatorship (“conservatee”) if they have another problem, such as mental illness or alcoholism.

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