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I am a veteran of WW2. My wife has become down with dementia

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I am a veteran of WW2. My wife has become down with dementia and it is very expensive to place her in a senior care facility. Can Medical help me with this?
Wm, Casom
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

This is Dr. David

I am sorry about your wife

Medicare federal insurance doesn't pay for nursing home care or senior care facility

however, your state medicaid insurance can help pay for it.

I would talk to a social worker at your hospital or doctor's office

and see if you can apply for state medicaid for her and see if that can help pay for nursing home care for her

the social worker can help assess her and find a proper nursing home which may be willing to take her.

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