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Spousal Income & Asset Protections
What are MassHealth “community spouse” protections?
If someone in your family requires nursing facility care, Medicare generally only provides short-term, limited coverage. Medicaid, known in Massachusetts as MassHealth, will pay for care over the longterm. However, you must have limited income and assets to qualify for MassHealth. To be eligible for MassHealth benefits, a nursing home resident may have no more than $2,000 in assets—excluding your house, car, pre-paid burial, and a few other expenses. Read more.
Sponsor a Senior
Our Nutrition Program is seeking individuals who are willing to Sponsor a Senior. Your monetary donation will help ensure that an elder in need will receive a daily, well-balanced meal.
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Use our online form to Sponsor a Senior.