Long Term Care
Options abound for post-retirement care

With aging comes the need to get extra help whether with issues surrounding one's health or assistance with activities of daily living. Help can be as simple as having someone come into the home to clean and cook meals or as complex as diabetes management. Consumer surveys reveal confusion around the issue of who pays home health care. For those 65 and over who are Medicare eligible, Medicare pays for in-home health care related to illness or injury for a prescribed amount of time as ordered by a doctor. For information about what Medicare pays for, visit medicare.gov. Other in-home care services, such as ongoing assistance with ADLs (activities of daily living), live-in...