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The thought of senior home care can be daunting. Many families are thrust into the home care maze when a loved one has an unexpected fall or surgery. Suddenly, important decisions need to made very quickly. This post will help … Continue reading

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“Medicaid Waiver” What is it? Do I qualify? How do I get started?

The name waiver comes from the fact that the federal government “waives” Medical Assistance/Medicaid rules for institutional care in order for Pennsylvania to use the same funds to provide supports and services for people closer to home in their own … Continue reading

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Your loved one needs a caregiver at home and has a Long Term Care insurance policy…now what?

Long-Term Care (LTC) insurance is one option many people choose to provide financial protection when they begin to need help with the activities of daily living. LTC insurance coverage in Pennsylvania provides services in your home, a medical facility or … Continue reading

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  VA Pension Benefit is a supplemental income benefit for veterans, spouses and/or their┬ásurviving spouses. ┬áThe VA helps Veterans and their families cope with financial challenges by providing supplemental income through the Veterans Pension benefit. Veterans Pension is a tax-free … Continue reading

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I need a break from providing Home Care: Respite care for family caregivers

If you are caring for someone else, you need to take care of yourself. No matter how much you love your job, you still need a break. A break can be something as simple as a long walk outside alone. … Continue reading

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