It is an aging society, so there are some important facts everyone should know to begin planning for long term care for your loved ones. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County is offering a free workshop, Long Term Care Planning, to help sort through the options from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19 at the Wayland Library, 101 West Naples St., Wayland.
The workshop will be led by Patrick J. Roth, Elder Law Attorney, CPA from Corning. He will explain what Medicare covers, veteran options, Medicaid eligibility for a nursing home, long term care insurances, and planning options for you and your family. The session will include:
- Discover the four parts of Medicare and what is covered by each part.
- Learn about financial benefits that you may be eligible for if you (or your spouse) are a veteran.
- Discover the Medicaid eligibility rules surrounding long term care.
- Learn how to plan for your future long term care costs.
Registration is requested by calling 607-664-2300. For more information visit PutKnowledgeToWork.org.