Financing Long-Term Dementia Care

Amanda Denny

Posted by Amanda Denny on September 25, 2017

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia can be very expensive. While there are some federal and state programs to help mitigate the outlay of funds, careful planning and estimating are going to be critical in maximally extending your budget. Many people are surprised to learn that health insurance doesn’t pay for long-term in-home or residential care, and in order to qualify for state or federal aid, one must spend down their assets almost entirely, leaving no semblance of a safety net.

Topics: Dementia Home Care, Financing Care, Financial Support