Veterans’ senior-living benefits, Medicaid qualifiers


Belmont Village

I attended a delicious and informative lunch-and-learn event yesterday at the brand new Belmont Village Senior Living in Scottsdale. Don Smith, chartered financial consultant with Emerald Capital Preservation focused on the help that the VA offers war-time veterans who are no longer equipped to accomplish some of the activities of daily living.

Following the event I toured the assisted living and memory care facility with Millie Oakeson, community relations manager.

Don Smith specializes in assisted living financial planning, not only for veterans but for those who might qualify for Medicaid and anyone who needs to do estate planning and set up healthcare and financial powers of attorney. He’s a long-time member of the National Ethics Association.

He told us about the VA Aid and Attendance Program. Continue reading “Veterans’ senior-living benefits, Medicaid qualifiers”