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Can I Qualify for Medicaid Benefits for Nursing Home Care?

It is no doubt true that most people don’t spend their lives wondering how they’ll pay for long-term care should the need ever arise. Frankly, it’s doubtful that too many people ever bother to wonder whether they’ll ever need such care in the first place. 33 more words


My wife and I are on (self-financed) sabbaticals and living on some savings while we re-settle in a beautiful area of a great state.

We’ve applied for health insurance under the ACA marketplace.   241 more words


A Geriatric Psychologist’s Perspective on Aging Parents: Guest Post by Dr. Melissa Henston


Spending quality time with loved ones is usually something you look forward to. But when you have aging parents or loved ones, going home to see them can sometimes signify a rather different, and at times, stressful experience. 1,508 more words

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Why Should Mental Health Advocates Care About Medicaid Block Grants?

Every headline brings a new worry.  Buried among the frightening announcements is the statement that the new administration will push for Medicaid block grants.

The change seems benign.   386 more words

Federal Mental Health Legislation

Too High a "Price" to Pay

Trump’s pick for HHS is deeply disturbing. Tom Price is a hardcore, right-wing, Tea Party founder who also happens to be a doctor, which is incredible given his war on universal healthcare and willingness to let countless Americans die for lack of coverage.  969 more words

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Transitioning to Medicaid Managed Care

I’ve been receiving Medicaid coverage because of my disabilities since I was in High School. For most of my time on Medicaid, I was in the traditional fee for service program, (probably due to my disabilities). 319 more words