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What Happens When You Outlive Your Savings? Part 1


Hawai‘i has the highest life expectancy in the nation for people over 65 years of age, with women living on average six years longer than men. Long lifespans, of course, have ramifications on personal finances. Meanwhile, more and more kūpuna and their adult children are challenged by new and stricter Medicaid eligibility requirements. INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I asks: What happens when you outlive your savings? Part 1.


For more information on Medicaid, Long-term care and additional help services, we have provided this list of useful online resources:


1. Med-QUEST Division Website


2. KOLEA: State of Hawaii “My Medical Benefits” Online Portal


3. Hawaii Going Home Plus


4. Hawaii Sage Plus on caregiver.org


5. Social Security Administration Website


6. Medicare Website


7. Medicare Handbook 2018