It is important to be aware that Medicare will not always cover the cost of a hospital stay and rehabilitation

If a hospital admission is classified as “under observation” it will not be covered by Medicare Part A. Understanding the status of a person admitted into a hospital or a rehab has always… Read More

Will Medicare Cover Cost of Hospital Stay and Rehabilitation?

When you or a loved one goes to the hospital for treatment, if on Medicare, you may assume your costs will be covered. Unfortunately, many Medicare patients are surprised to learn they weren’t… Read More

VA Aid and Attendance

VA Aid and Attendance: A Little Known Financial Resource for Veterans Did you know that there are over 650,000 living veterans in Michigan according to the US Department of Veteran Affairs? Of that… Read More

Lies, Secrets, and Scams: How to Prevent Elder Abuse

To understand how Beth Baker, an independent, generally robust 87-year-old, got taken for $65,000 in less than one week last year, it’s important to know about her grandson, Will. Baker, a retired second-grade… Read More

Crossroads Summer Education Series #9 “Myth of the Week”

Are you a Veteran or surviving spouse? Do you know if you are eligible for Veteran Aid & Attendance?  There are a number of qualifications a person must meet to receive this benefit…. Read More

Crossroads Summer Education Series #8 “Myth of the Week”

Do you know what Medicaid pays for or who qualifies for this benefit? Medicaid is the largest source of government funding for nursing home care. Knowing the truth about these myths is the… Read More

A Little Known Financial Resource for Veterans

Helpful Information about VA Aid and Attendance Unfortunately, many folks are unaware of the VA Aid and Attendance benefit for veterans and surviving spouses. The benefit applies to veterans and surviving spouses who… Read More