Do You Know the Difference between Medicaid and Medicare?

Deb Bakalich Elder Care, Medicaid, Medicare, Medicare Open Enrollment, Senior Living Options

Medicaid is a joint state and federal program designed to assist Americans with low income and assets. Each state has different rules about Medicaid eligibility, but the basic goal is to provide financial assistance for those individuals who may have difficulty affording a sufficient medical plan that covers their needs. Medicaid is available to cover some long-term care costs such as nursing home care or in-home …

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts in October

Deb Bakalich Medicare Open Enrollment, News

Medicare Open Enrollment is rapidly approaching, meaning it’s time once again to review your current coverage or enroll in a plan for 2017. Whether or not you intend to make any changes this year, it’s important to take this time to review your circumstances, take note of any changes made to your plan, and determine whether the coverage you’ve selected is still the best option for …