Understanding government-sponsored programs can be confusing and complex. But, it is also critical to know how they affect you and your loved one’s long-term care needs. While they are separate programs, Medicare and Medicaid both work to provide healthcare coverage. Medicare is a federal program that was designed to assist in long-term care for the elderly, persons 65 and older. It also covers people with certain disabilities.
You’re in your prime. You’re healthy. You have more income. You’re having the time of your life. For possibly the first time since leaving the nest, you’re in complete control of all aspects of your professional and personal life. You just received a promotion, you can travel abroad with your family, you treat your parents to nice dinners and you can buy that amazing new trendy accessory. You‘re happy. You’re thriving. You’ve got it covered. BUT, have you considered all the ‘What If’s’?