Paying for Long Term Care Blog

How Much Does Eldercare Cost in California?

How Much Does Eldercare Cost in California?

Eldercare can provide much-needed assistance to families and loved ones. But it isn’t always affordable. We break down the types of eldercare available, average costs, and how to pay for them. Planning for eldercare takes time and patience, whether it’s for a loved...

8 Ways to Save on Assisted Living Costs for Your Loved Ones

8 Ways to Save on Assisted Living Costs for Your Loved Ones

Even with good planning, senior care can be expensive. We’ll help you discover how to pay less for assisted living with these eight tips. For many seniors, assisted living is the next step in their lives. But assisted living doesn’t mean the end of everything they...

How To Choose the Right Assisted Living Facility

How To Choose the Right Assisted Living Facility

Over the years, as we’ve helped assist seniors, their families, and close family friends get access to long-term care, one of the first questions they ask is, “But how will we pay for it?” While every family’s circumstances are different and nuanced, we’ve learned of...

How to Start a Conversation About Assisted Living

How to Start a Conversation About Assisted Living

Broaching the topic of assisted living with loved ones can be hard. Here’s a guide with some of the best ways to open the topic. You’ll have a lot of hard conversations in your life, and talking with your loved ones about assisted living is one of the most difficult....

Medi-Cal Makes Senior Care Affordable

Medi-Cal Makes Senior Care Affordable

Medi-Cal, otherwise known as California’s Medicaid program, offers financial assistance programs for California residents in need of long-term health care coverage. Older adults who qualify for Medi-Cal coverage are eligible to receive health care benefits in a...

Do You Qualify for Compensation as a Caregiver for an Aging Loved One?

Do You Qualify for Compensation as a Caregiver for an Aging Loved One?

Making health care decisions for aging relatives can be challenging. Did you know you can qualify to receive monetary compensation while providing home care for an elderly or disabled family member in California? As a paid caregiver, you can provide vital support to a...

11 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care: #11 Medicaid Planning

11 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care: #11 Medicaid Planning

In this blog series, we have combined our years of experience in serving seniors with our knowledge of how to navigate paying for long-term care. In our last post, we looked at how a Charitable Remainder Trust or Medicaid Disability Trust are the tenth options for...

11 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care: #9 Viatical or Life Settlement

11 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care: #9 Viatical or Life Settlement

Did you know that it is estimated that 52% of Americans who've recently turned 65 will need long-term care services at some point in their lifetime? This blog series,"11 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care," is devoted to offering different avenues of payment options to...