My wife receives home care costing $2,000 a month. We own our home and have savings of $150,000. Our life savings are being used up. Can she be eligible for Medicaid?

She could be immediately eligible for Medicaid by properly transferring and protecting your life savings. By protecting your savings, you could avoid impoverishment and could be able to afford to keep your wife at home.

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The Koldin Law Center handles the entire Medicaid application process for the client with the goal of preserving and protecting some or all of the family life savings from the costs of Nursing Home care.