Jul. 14
2016

Veterans & Surviving Spouses

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR VETERANS AND SURVIVING SPOUSES Ask an elderly Veteran if they are aware they may be eligible for a pension from the Veteran’s Administration and they will tell you “I’m not eligible because I was not injured in the war.”  This is a common misconception, which keeps many Veterans from tapping into a…

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Jul. 14
2016

Medicaid – Title 19

 

This article focuses on the Medicaid program as it applies to elderly and disabled individuals. There are three common names for one program: Medical assistance Medicaid Title 19 Medicaid is a welfare program jointly funded by the Federal and State government. It is designed to assist in paying for Skilled Nursing Facility expenses and many…

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Jun. 02
2016

Senior Care (Prescription Drug Coverage)

 

SeniorCare is a prescription drug assistance program for Wisconsin residents 65 years or older who meet enrollment rules. By making prescription drugs more affordable, SeniorCare makes it easier for seniors to obtain the medicine they need for a healthier life. Enrollment requirements include: Must be a Wisconsin resident Must be 65 years or older Must…

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Jun. 02
2016

Family Care

 

Family Care is a program in Wisconsin that offers eligible seniors a wide variety of long-term care services, making it possible to remain at home and connected to the community. As a Family Care member, your loved one will have support from a Care Management Team comprised of a care manager and nurse. Once enrolled,…

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