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Aug 23

Medicaid Application

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I am thinking Medicaid might eventually be needed for my loved one's long term care. I know there is a look back period, but what steps should I be taking right now?

It's hard to know what steps to take right now without knowing more about your situation. Probably one thing to do is to visit with an elder law attorney to get specific advice. You can find an elder law attorney by going to the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys website, naela.org. There's a "Find An Attorney" button on the very first page. Educating yourself about your loved one's diagnosis and what to expect as time goes on is beneficial also. A care manager can help immensely as care giving gets more difficult; you can find one at the Aging Life Care Association website, aginglifecare.org.

Thanks Carol! These are great resources for me.

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