medicare

Medicare Eligibility Requirements By Doug Callahan If you have a solid understanding of Medicare, let’s figure out if you’re ready to get it. And, of course, how to get it. Generally, Medicare is available for people age 65 or older, younger people with disabilities and people with End Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring…

pay for home care

Virginia has publicly funded in-home programs for those who cannot afford private-pay home care.   To find Home Care options in your area, visit http://www.homecarechoice.com Among them the Community Living Program, a nursing home diversion program, and Home and Community Services, a program to enable low-income seniors to live at home.   How To Pay…

pay for home care

Ohio has publicly funded in-home programs for those who cannot afford private-pay home care. Included in such funds are senior services levies approved by voters in numerous Ohio counties. These programs are for people who can’t afford to pay for in-home services themselves, but who make too much to meet the low income limits set…

pay for home care

North Carolina has information resources and publicly funded programs for seniors who want in-home programs but cannot afford to privately pay for home care. One resource is the North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), which has become a model for similar state programs nationwide. For free unbiased information, contact SHIIP at (800) 443-9354 or (919)…