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This is a huge question and varies significantly from state to state. Some states have generous benefits for home care under Medicaid and some have almost none. Your mother may need to move to assisted living or a nursing home depending on the level of care required. I strongly recommend that your mother and her family consult with a local elder law attorney.
For more on getting outside help when providing care at home, click here.
Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
For Jeffrey Hammond, the practice of Elder Law is personal. Jeff’s many years of experience in law and in business did not prepare him for the crisis he faced in 2005 and 2006 when his father suffered a stroke and both of his parents suffered from dementia and other medical problems. At that time, Jeff began an i...
Loretta Morris Williams is a certified elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Ms. Williams was admitted to the Council of Advanced Practitioners, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) in 2012. She serves as President of the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Ms. Willia...