A recent report was issued that reviewed a number of state’s Medicaid Assisted Living Waiver Program. These programs provide Medicaid funding to assisted living or in-home care. The report found that providing public benefits to eligible individuals before they required skilled nursing care reduced the state’s overall Medicaid expenditures. Further, it provided...Read More
Dorothy lived alone after her husband died. Soon her son Damien noticed that she didn’t have enough clean clothes, her fridge was empty, and she had fallen a few times.
Clearly if Dorothy were going to stay at home – and who wouldn’t rather do that, if possible – she would need help. Damien was willing to move in and care for Dorothy, but he would have to sell his house and quit his job,...Read More