Where can I get more information on Medi-Cal Eligibility?

Friday, Oct. 23rd 2020 6:34 AM

You can find more information by downloading a copy of “Before You Buy,” found on the Partnership’s web site. This document, which provides an explanation of asset protection and Medi-Cal Eligibility rules, must be provided to consumers when long-term care presentations are made, in compliance with Partnership regulations. “Before You Buy” is updated annually with new figures on current Medi-Cal resource and income limits.

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Share of Cost – Dental Implant and Oral Care

Wednesday, Oct. 21st 2020 2:04 PM

Did you know that dental implants require the same normal oral care routine as teeth because they mimic the natural tooth. You can successfully floss and brush around the implant like a normal tooth. Dental bridges, on the other hand, require meticulous care and you are expected to floss under the false tooth. This is particularly challenging for the elderly who may not be as attentive to details. This makes dental implants easier to manage.

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Share of Cost – Dental Implants for Seniors

Friday, Oct. 16th 2020 11:35 AM

If you are a senior may wonder whether dental implants work just as well for older patients as they do for younger ones. You may also wonder whether your dental implants have a different success rate based on your age.

The answer to that question is that dental implants are just as effective and long-lasting in older patients as they are in younger ones. In fact, dental implants can change the lives of older patients for the better, giving them more confidence and improved physical and mental health.

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Share of Cost – What Are Dental Implants?

Monday, Oct. 12th 2020 11:16 AM

Dental implants are permanent attached anchors that integrate with your jawbone to provide a stable base for long-term tooth replacement. Customized crowns for the implant are then attached to the implants.

Because dental implants become part of your jaw, they look and feel like natural teeth. They do not move or slip around while you eat or talk.

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Share of Cost – Dental Dental Individual plans for Seniors

Friday, Oct. 9th 2020 9:45 AM

We offer many Delta dental plans for seniors. Which helps to provide affordable dental coverage’s. We also provide Delta dental plans that do not have waiting periods. So if a larger dental care is needed you be able to have benefits available at the start of the plans effective date. If you do not have any basic or major dental care needs right away you may want to choose one of Delta dental plans that do have waiting periods but offer a lower monthly cost of their plan. Review our dental insurance plan options that include Delta dental just by entering your zip code in the quote box provided. If you have any questions please call our office at 310-534-3444 M-F 8am – 4pm

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Share of Cost – Dental Insurance for Seniors Over 65

Wednesday, Oct. 7th 2020 10:59 AM

Because dental is not included in Original Medicare (unless medically necessary) or Medigap supplement plans, seniors must look elsewhere for dental care coverage.

One option is that you could enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan, just be aware that dental benefits are usually limited to cleanings, exams, and bitewing X-rays. So make sure you know the benfits offered and the plan limitations on services

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Share of Cost – What is a Fee Schedule

Wednesday, Sep. 30th 2020 10:28 AM

A fee schedule is a complete listing of fees/cost you pay for the different dental services that are covered by the plan. You will generally find fee schedules with dental HMO insurance plans. Dental HMO plans will lay out all the dental services that are offered under the plan and your cost should you have them.

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Share of Cost – Dental Discount Plans.

Sunday, Sep. 27th 2020 10:23 AM

Are dental discount plans good alternative to insurance?

In many states you maybe be able to buy a dental discount plan. It is important to know that a dental discount plan or also know as a dental savings plan are not insurance. They do as the name suggest helps you save money off your dental care needs at plan providers. Dentist that accept the discount plan you are review. with most discount plans you pay for all dental care services just at a reduce discounted cost. Preventive dental care typical being at a very low cost.

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Share of Cost – More on Seniors and Voting

Wednesday, Sep. 23rd 2020 9:35 AM

Question: I am elderly and not very mobile to get to the polling place on my own. A local candidate’s campaign called and offered to take me to the polls on Election Day. Can they do that?

Reply: Yes, but they cannot attempt to influence you or offer you any type of reward or thing of value for voting, or talk to you about how you intend to vote. – Source: Secretary of State CA Gov

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Share of Cost – Seniors and Voting

Friday, Sep. 18th 2020 9:23 AM

Tuesday, November 3rd is the general election for 2020. With the ongoing pandemic, and many people working from home, doing distance learning or concerned about their health, some voters may have extra challenges getting to the polls.

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Share of Cost – Wear a Mask and Wash Your Hands

Tuesday, Sep. 15th 2020 9:54 AM

Wear masks: Masks should be worn over the nose and mouth. Masks are especially important when it is difficult to stay at least 6 feet apart from others or when people are indoors to help protect each other. Masks may slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. Wearing a mask helps protects others in case you’re infected, while others wear one to protect you should they be infected.

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Share of Cost – Seniors and Social Distancing

Friday, Sep. 11th 2020 9:48 AM

Encourage social distancing during your visit

Visit with your friends and family outdoors, when possible. If this is not feasible, make sure the room or space is well-ventilated (for example, open windows or doors) and large enough to accommodate social distancing.

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Share of Cost – Covid and Going Out

Monday, Sep. 7th 2020 9:38 AM

If you are thinkg about venturing out into a public setting her are some things you may want to consider before you go. \

As communities and businesses across the United States are opening, you may be thinking about resuming some activities, running errands, and attending events and gatherings. There is no way to ensure you have zero risk of infection, so it is important to understand the risks and know how to be as safe as possible.

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Share of Cost – Lower your risks of getting COVID.

Wednesday, Sep. 2nd 2020 9:21 AM

It is especially important for people at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19, and those who live with them, to protect themselves from getting COVID-19.

The best way to protect yourself and to help reduce the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 is to:
* Limit your interactions with other people as much as possible.
* Take precautions to prevent getting COVID-19 when you do interact with others.
* If you start feeling sick and think you may have COVID-19, get in touch with your healthcare provider within 24 hours

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Share of Cost – Seniors and Covid

Monday, Aug. 31st 2020 9:17 AM

Among adults, the risk for severe illness from COVID-19 increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. Severe illness means that the person with COVID-19 may require hospitalization, intensive care, or a ventilator to help them breathe, or they may even die.

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Share of Cost – Food Insecurity and Food Allergy

Friday, Aug. 28th 2020 8:56 AM

As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spreads in communities across America, local, state, and federal agencies are working to reduce the impact of food insecurity. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as inadequate access to affordable and nutritious food. In 2018, 11% of US households were considered food insecure, meaning they had difficulty at some time during the year obtaining enough food for all members of their household, due to lack of resources.1 Pandemics adversely affect food supply chains and as COVID-19 impacts the lives of millions of Americans, the greatest burden will be felt by low-income families.

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