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The easy solution is long term care insurance.

Other methods are usually based on the idea that after assets are depleted to a certain level then the individual qualifies for care under Medicade. But they keep extending the look back period (where assets given away must be counted in eligibility requirements) making this require long range planning in most cases.

Various methods can be used to reduce assets. Purchase an annuity. Various charitable trust arrangements. Donate funds to heirs. etc etc. Elder Care attorney will know the rules and what is required or possible in your state.
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