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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Los Angeles County Elder Lawyer Answers, “What is the difference between Medicare and Medi-Cal?”

Tweet Medicare and Medi-Cal are two options for government-subsidized health care available to California seniors. However, they provide two very different sets of benefits, and just because you may qualify for one does not necessarily mean you’ll qualify for the other. Below is a list of the differences between the …

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Transitioning an elderly parent to an assisted living facility in Los Angeles County

Tweet Moving to an assisted living community no matter how it’s needed, is never an easy transition for elderly parents. Most do not want to leave the home they’ve known for years to move into unfamiliar surroundings, especially if they consider it to be a loss of independence. However, most …

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