As mentioned above, Medicare does not pay for long term care. Facing the cost of this can be overwhelming for many families, even for those who’ve done a great job of saving for the future. I always suggest to clients and their families that they seek the services of a professional in their state regarding this topic. This article helps explain why.
Medicare For Higher Income Beneficiaries
For those Medicare recipients who are also higher income beneficiaries, it appears the adjustments to the Medicare Part B and Part D premiums will be changing in 2018. This article outlines the new thresholds.
When to Consider Hospice Care
Misconceptions persist about when it’s appropriate to consider Hospice Care. For many older adults with progressive dementia, this option should be considered much earlier than later. This study discusses how we continue to wait too long.