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Response to TalenaGor (Original post)

Sun May 20, 2018, 10:14 PM

10. Is it a nursing home or an assisted living facility? More likely you are correct, nursing home. But

it does make a difference.

Is she now on Medicaid? That happens when the person's financial resources are exhausted. Is the prognosis for long term care? Short term care, then assisted living? Or short term life expectancy?

There are at least three resources for you to investigate. One is the social worker at the present facility. That was already suggested. Two is the social services office in her community of residence.

Three is an elder law attorney. That is the last resort because it costs money... usually a couple of thousand. IF either 1 or 2 can't solve the problem of getting her on Medicaid, three is the choice.

Re: Your grandmother. No one is responsible for paying the bills unless someone agreed to be responsible for them. The funeral expenses may be those for which someone agreed to pay. Anything else, "Tuff Luck" for the creditors.

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