Does Insurance Cover Alzheimer’s Care?
One in eight individuals 65 and older suffers from Alzheimer’s disease — quite a sobering statistic for the growing number of baby boomers crossing that age threshold. And the costs can be an “overwhelming financial burden,” says Carol Steinberg, executive vice-president of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
Private and government insurance programs may cover some costs…. [For a primer on options, see Kiplinger]