Long-Term Care

Exam Questions: 70
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 278 | Content: 258, Supplemental: 20
NASBA Area of Study: Management Services
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 8260

Understanding long-term care is important. The more you know about long-term care, the better off you will be when these decisions need to be made by yourself or your clients. This course provides information on evaluating facilities, getting the most of Medicare, Medicaid and Veteran's programs, understanding the needs of those with dementia, and evaluating long-term care insurance. PLEASE NOTE: Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

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Table of Contents
  • Making Decisions about Long Term Care
  • At-Home Care
  • Organized Senior Residences
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Care for Elders with Alzheimer's Disease
  • Hospice Care
  • Medicare and Veterans Benefits
  • Medicaid Coverage for Long-Term Care
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Protecting Choices About Medical Care and Finances
  • Elder Fraud
  • To recall the requirements of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • To recall the advantages and disadvantages of reverse mortgages
  • To identify the fastest growing type of senior residence
  • To recall the characteristics of various types of nursing facilities
  • To recognize the symptoms associated with the various stages of Alzheimer's
  • To recall which part of Medicare covers hospice care
  • To identify the requirements a veteran must meet in order to receive a monthly pension from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • To recall the definition of "categorically needy"
  • To recognize the characteristics of long-term care insurance
  • To identify the requirements of guardianships and conservatorships
  • To recall the characteristics of various scams faced by elders

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