Alzheimer/Memory Care

The Subtle Distinction Between Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are often lumped together and used interchangeably to describe a variety of symptoms or behaviors exhibited by seniors. However, there is a subtle distinction that you should be aware of: Dementia is the overarching term for neurodegenerative diseases, and Alzheimer’s is just one type of dementia. With that…

Medicaid

Top Ten FAQs about Medicaid, Medicare, and Long Term Care

1. What does Medicaid pay for long term care? If you are eligible, Medicaid pays for long-term care services at the nursing home level of care. Medicaid can also pay for with care services given at home by visiting nurses, therapists, or caregivers. Not to be confused with Medicare, Medicaid pays for care in nursing…