The Medicaid program is relied upon by a significant percentage of seniors who require long-term care. This is because of the fact that Medicare will not pay for living assistance. If you need help with your activities of daily living, this is considered to be custodial care. Medicare will pay for convalescent care after surgery for as long as 100 days, but it will not pay for custodial care at all. … [Read more...] about What Assets Can I Keep When My Spouse Qualifies for Medicaid?