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FAQs

  • A last will and testament
  • A durable medical power of attorney naming an agent and a successor agent responsible for your medical decisions
  • A durable financial power of attorney naming an agent and a successor agent responsible for your asset and financial management if you become unable to perform these duties for yourself
  • An advance directive outlining instructions concerning types of care one wishes to either receive or avoid in the event of terminal illness or permanent vegetative state

 

Medicare and Medicaid are two separate, government-run programs. They are operated and funded by different parts of the government and primarily serve different groups.

 

  • Medicare is a federal program that provides health coverage if you are 65+ or under 65 and have a disability, no matter your income.
  • Medicaid is a state and federal program that provides health coverage if you have a very low income.
  • If you are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid (dually eligible), you can have both. They will work together to provide you with health coverage and lower your costs.

 

Family Resources

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Government Agencies and Services – National

Government Agencies and Services – State and Local


Downloadable Documents

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Glossary of Terms

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Care Continuum

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