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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

Medicaid Waiver Programs- Alternatives to the Nursing Home

As described in more detail in the “Long Term Care Planning- Don’t Despair, Prepare!” post, Medicaid provides free long-term care as long as certain income and resource requirements are met.  Although most long-term care Medicaid recipients are in nursing homes, there are also Medicaid Waiver Programs available that provide alternatives to Nursing Home Care.  Here are a few programs:


  • Provides personal care, respite care, homemaker services, home delivered meals, adult day care, chore services, emergency response, medical equipment and supplies, medical transportation,
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