OIder Adults & Advanced Planning
Estate planning means planning in advance for the distribution of your property upon your death. The most common way to plan for the distribution of your property is what is known as a Last Will and Testament.
Advanced Planning For Healthcare And Financial Decisions
A Power of Attorney is a written document that you sign in which you authorize another person to act as your agent to make healthcare decisions for you.
Elder Abuse And Neglect
Elder abuse is the sustained physical or psychological assault of an older person. Abuse and neglect is different from criminal behavior because it is typically repetitive. A single incident of physical assault or verbal abuse is generally not considered to be elder abuse and neglect.
If you are already getting benefits from Social Security or Railroad Retirement Benefits, you will be automatically enrolled in Medicare Part A (and Part B) starting the first day of the month you turn 65 years of age.
This special Medicaid program is available to persons who are enrolled in the Medicare program. Low income beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare may qualify to have the Nevada Medicaid program pay their monthly Part B premium (SLMB and QMB), and, in certain circumstances, can qualify for Medicaid to pay deductibles and co-insurance as well (QMB).