Our office is OPEN to help Maryland Residents.

Posts Tagged ‘independent living’

Is the Cost of Independent Living Considered an Acceptable Medical Expense When Applying for VA Pension?

There is much confusion about whether or not the cost of ANY facility is still considered by the VA as a medical expense to offset total household gross income for VA pension purposes. VA Fast Letter 12-23, dated October 26, 2012, was intended to clarify this issue as it relates to independent living facilities. Unfortunately, like with many government explanations, the issue is still very confusing to many people. Although this Fast Letter was intended to explain the costs associated with independent living, many VA adjudicators are applying its rules to assisted living facilities as well. The old saying, "When in Rome…."…

Read More »

Parents Worry About Aging Children with Developmental Disabilities

Across the country, according to U.S. Census figures, 20 percent of adults below age 65 have developmental or physical disabilities – and almost 70 percent of the families of special needs adults in a recent MetLife survey said they worried about their offspring's future. The Alta California Regional Center, which serves 18,250 people with developmental disabilities in 10 counties, has about 5,000 adult clients who still live at home with their parents, just as Jessica and Lori do. "And every one of those clients will age," said Phil Bonnet, the regional center's executive director. "People who grew up in our…

Read More »

Questions to ask before moving out of a nursing home.

The AARP has come up with some questions to ask before moving out of a nursing home. Do you want to live independently? You must be motivated enough to overcome frustration and inconvenience. Are you able to live independently? People with limited mobility can often manage. Can you afford to live independently? Government programs offer a variety of financial help. Is in-home care available? Together, a doctor and a transition coordinator can help compile a list of needed services. Is appropriate housing available? Requirements vary with health and mobility, and include access, safety features, security, and kitchen and dining facilities….

Read More »

Senior Life Care Planning works with seniors and their families as advocates for their quality of life, whether at home, assisted living facility or nursing home.

As a caregiver, you must take care of yourself. If you don’t, you are no good to anyone, especially, if you advocate for your frail and elderly parents.

Senior Life Care Planning works with seniors and their families as advocates for their quality of life, whether at home, assisted living facility or nursing home.

Watch for warning signs that your parents may need help, not just at the holidays, but for the rest of their life.

Senior Life Care Planning works with seniors and their families as advocates for their quality of life, whether at home, assisted living facility or nursing home.

Are you transitioning from child care to parent care i.e. the responsibility of caring for your parents?

Senior Life Care Planning works with seniors and their families as advocates for their quality of life, whether at home, assisted living facility or nursing home.

Seniors who require assistance in their activities of daily living can receive care and still remain in their own homes, by a Home Care agency.

Senior Life Care Planning works with seniors and their families as advocates for their quality of life, whether at home, assisted living facility or nursing home.

Alzheimer ’s Disease International (ADI) REPORT focuses on the economic impact of dementia and contains the current findings on this disease.

Senior Life Care Planning works with seniors and their families as advocates for their quality of life, whether at home, assisted living facility or nursing home.

If you don’t know the answers to these questions, you need help.

Senior Life Care Planning works with seniors and their families as advocates for their quality of life, whether at home, assisted living facility or nursing home.

Close
loading...