The high cost of nursing home care has made long-term planning a critical issue for nearly all middle-class seniors and their families.
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According to a report from the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG), nursing home residents have been particularly affected by COVID-19, as they are predominantly… Read More »COVID-19 Had a Devastating Impact on Medicare Beneficiaries in Nursing Homes
People go to nursing homes for different reasons — for example, if they’re sick, hurt, had surgery and need to get better, or have chronic… Read More »Planning for Nursing Home and Long-Term Care
The definition of “ombudsman” is “one that investigates, reports on, and helps settle complaints,” according to Merriam-Webster. The term comes from the Swedish language and… Read More »Ombudsman Services Provided by Berks County Area Agency on Aging
Yes, Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare website has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. Nothing is more important than the quality of care… Read More »Did You Know Medicare Can Help You Choose a Nursing Home?
There are many different ways to pay for long term care. One financial instrument that can be used is a trust. A trust is a… Read More »Using a Trust to Pay for Long Term Care