A large number of people need costly nursing home care at the end of their lives.
To assist with nursing home expenses, Medicaid was implemented in the 1960s as a
needs-based benefit program to provide for those needing this type of help. Since
its enactment, the law has substantially changed, making the legal and financial
issues facing families today particularly complex. We can give you up to date information
about issues concerning caring for the elderly, including Medicaid eligibility.