Does Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

Medicare coverage and assisted living

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people age 65 and over, some younger individuals with disabilities, and some individuals with end-stage renal disease. Like other health insurance plans, Medicare does not cover long-term care services. Therefore, Medicare does not pay for the cost of room and board or personal care in an assisted living facility.…

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Causes and Symptoms of Dehydration in Older Adults

Aging is linked to a variety of changes in the body. Some of these changes can make seniors prone to nutrient deficiencies, while others can affect your senses and quality of life. One common issue people may experience as they age is a reduction in their body’s ability to recognize vital senses like hunger and…

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Hot Weather Safety for Older Adults

Too much heat is not safe for anyone. It is even riskier if you are older or have health problems. It is important to get relief from the heat quickly. If not, you might begin to feel confused or faint. Your heart could become stressed and stop beating. Being hot for too long can be a problem.…

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