Funding for updating house
However, to be clear, the vast majority of home modifications for the elderly are not paid for by Medicare.If Medicare does provide assistance, it will be for the hardware associated with the modification, not for the construction component.There are home modification assistance programs available to veterans from both the Veterans Administration and from unassociated, non-profit organizations which serve veterans.
In fact, recent changes to Medicare lifted the caps on occupational therapy.
Now most states have Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers or offer at-home services through managed Medicaid programs or Medicaid State Plans.
These programs provide assistance to help qualified individuals avoid nursing homes and remain living at home.
Being able to project how one’s needs will change is of critical importance, if one hopes to make lifelong modifications in a single project.
Second, knowledge of assistive technologies is critical.