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.
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,…
At a certain point, it’s very likely that your elderly parent will want or need help handling their finances. In addition, they will also be thinking more about what types of end-of-life treatments they’d like to receive. While they may already have a Power of Attorney or Advanced Health Care Directive in place….
Medi-Cal is one of the best options available for seniors in the San Fernando Valley who need help paying for long-term care. Medi-Cal is a needs-based program, meaning that strict asset limits are required for eligibility and severe and seniors can face penalties severe penalties if they gift assets as well.