Processes or organizations dealing with Medicaid.

AARP - Social Security Planning

"The AARP Social Security Resource Center is as an online retirement-planning tool designed to help you figure out your eligibility for Social Security payments, when you can get them, and how much you and your family can receive. In this section you’ll find easy-to-understand answers on eligibility topics including:

  • Who is (and isn’t) covered by Social Security.
  • Criteria to qualify for retirement, disability, spousal and survivor benefits.
  • Enrolling in Medicare.
  • Social Security options for people living (and retiring) abroad.

Use the web link to visit the AARP Social Security Resource Center.

Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home or Other Long Term Services and Supports

From the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services:

This official government (CMS) booklet explains: ■ How to find and compare nursing homes and other long-term services and supports ■ How to pay for nursing home care ■ Your rights as a nursing home resident ■ Alternatives to nursing home care.

Use the checklist on pages 31-39 to compare nursing homes.

How to get Financial Assistance for Adjustable Beds

"Adjustable beds typically start at $500 in smaller sizes and can easily cross the $2,000 threshold for split designs, making them a significant financial investment for most buyers. Using Medicare or Medicaid can lower your out-of-pocket payments. That said, there are a few stipulations with both of these programs to consider."

This editorial from the Sleep Doctor was written by Garen Glazer in February 2024 explains how you can receive financial assistance from Medicare or Medicaid to lower out-of-pocket costs for an adjustable bed. Check the following link: Financial Assistance for Adjustable Beds: Medicare, Medicaid, and More (


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