You may wonder why Medicaid would be relevant to you if you are going to qualify for Medicare as a senior citizen. The reason why Medicaid is relevant to many elders is because of the fact that Medicare will not pay for custodial care. Custodial care is the type of care that you would receive in a nursing home or assisted living community. It is essentially living assistance rather than medical or convalescent care. For this reason, it is not covered under Medicare. … [Read more...] about What Are the Disadvantages of a Medicaid Trust?