Tag: assisted living waiver program

Lawyer Elizabeth L. Perla to Host Medicaid Lunch & Learn

Cleveland Medicaid Planning Lawyer Elizabeth L. Perla will host a lunch & learn at North Olmsted Senior Center on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The program will educate seniors on basic estate planning and Medicaid planning and will touch on the differences between Medicare and Medicaid, Community Medicaid and Institutional Medicaid and Medicaid Waiver Programs like Passport and the Assisted Living Waiver Program. It will also address Medicaid eligibility and planning opportunities. For more information on the program, seniors can contact the North Olmsted Senior Center. … Read the rest

Assisted Living Waiver Program- Alternative to the Nursing Home

The Assisted Living Waiver Program is an option for those looking for alternatives to the nursing home.

With the Assisted Living Waiver Program, Medicaid covers the cost of care while the individual pays for his “room and board” at the assisted living facility.

To be eligible, the individual must apply for Medicaid and meet the following requirements:
1. Be 21 or older;
2. Meet the Medicaid financial requirements;
3. Meet the medical needs requirements;
4. Live in a nursing home, receive care through another Medicaid waiver program or live in an assisted living facility approved by the … Read the rest