Paying for Treatment of Veterans with Parkinson’s Disease

Paying for Treatment of Veterans with Parkinson’s Disease

As Northbrook’s top in-home care company, one of our specialties is providing care for Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’sDisease (PD) is a disorder of the central nervous system causing stiffness and tremors. An estimated 1 million people inthe United States have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and 110,000 of those are vets, according the United States Department of…

Medicare Advantage to Include Home Care Services in 2019

Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are allowed to cover non-skilled home care services starting in 2019. Seniors and home care providers are excited at the prospect of expanded coverage which will include Home Care Services. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the policy in a recently issued call letter  This is an historic and long-awaited move…

Changes in Long-Term Care Insurance: What YOU Need to Know

Seniors all over the Chicagoland area and along the lakefront purchased Long-Term Care insurance years ago. Recently, changes have been made to these policies that could affect how elderly people pay for care. The Wall Street Journal posted an article explaining the changes that have been made and how they affect policyholders. Read below for more information.