Long-term care: how to plan and pay for it

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Finding the right long-term care often means making difficult decisions during difficult times. Whether you're planning for the future or need to make a quick decision, Long-Term Care helps you understand the alternatives to nursing facilities and shows you how to find the best care you can afford.With Long-Term Care, you'll be able to:
  • evaluate long-term care insurance
  • arrange home care
  • explore options beyond nursing homes
  • choose a nursing facility
  • get the most out of Medicare, Medicaid and other benefit programs
  • protect your assets, and
  • recognize and prevent elder fraud.This completely updated edition includes an expanded discussion of Medicaid coverage, special long-term care insurance, assisted living, and long-term care. Plus, you'll get up-to-date benefit numbers, laws and taxes, and revised information on veterans' benefits.With sensitivity and clarity, Attorney Joseph Matthews gives you everything you need to help plan for and make the best arrangements for long-term care.
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    table_of_contents Making decisions about long-term care -- At-home care -- Organized senior residences -- Nursing facilities -- Care for elders with Alzheimer's disease -- Hospice care -- Medicare and veterans' benefits -- Medicaid coverage for long-term care -- Long-term care insurance -- Protecting choices about medical care and finances -- Elder fraud.
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