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Long Term Care

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  • 'Timid' black bear sighted again, this time in Mount Morris

    'Timid' black bear sighted again, this time in Mount Morris
    A black bear passed by an Illinois nursing home, strolled through a small town, rested in a tree and visited a youth camp Wednesday. The sightings southwest of Rockford were the latest this month as the nomadic creature — and officials believe it&...
  • Why you need long-term care insurance and tips on buying it

    Why you need long-term care insurance and tips on buying it
    Maria Mascone's mom had dementia, and she spent her final six years in an assisted living facility. The cost of the facility ran about $3,000 a month. Mascone says her dad left behind a sizable nest egg, and eventually the sale of her parents' home...
  • Vehicles for Change and LifeSpan Network team up to create circle of giving

    Vehicles for Change and LifeSpan Network team up to create circle of giving
    Isabella Firth, president of LifeSpan Network and The Beacon Institute, was just trying to solve a couple of workplace concerns. In the process, she ended up creating a circle of charitable acts benefiting students, senior citizens and low-income...
  • When caring for a loved one, too many caregivers go it alone

    Harvard Health Blog History is repeating itself in my family. My mother has Parkinson's disease, and my father is her caregiver. Forty years ago, my mom was the caregiver for her own mother, who had advanced Parkinson's disease and dementia. I didn't...
  • Explore all options to pay for your parents' care

    Your parents fed you, clothed you and forgave you when you wrecked the car, so lending them a helping hand in their final years seems like the least you can do. But you also have your own retirement security to worry about--and maybe college bills for...
  • Budget cuts would threaten nursing homes

    We speak on behalf of those living in nursing homes, those receiving in-home care and those seeking health care services in hospitals. They are among our greatest assets. They built our state. They’re folks who started businesses, raised families,...
  • Inspirational pianist Irene Alexander dead at 94

    Inspirational pianist Irene Alexander dead at 94
    Making music was Irene Alexander's inspiration as well as lifeline. It allowed her to forge ahead, say friends and family, through a string of misfortunes that would have felled an ordinary mortal. In 2005, the Chicago pianist and piano teacher...
  • Fire at South Korean nursing home leaves 21 dead

    Fire at South Korean nursing home leaves 21 dead
    A fire broke out at a nursing home in South Korea early Wednesday, leaving 21 dead and 8 injured, the latest in a series of high-casualty incidents. The fire took place overnight in Jangseong, a few hours south of the capital, Seoul. The semi-official...
  • Senior's precarious trip to Israel in 'Next Year Jerusalem'

     Senior's precarious trip to Israel in 'Next Year Jerusalem'
    Eight elderly souls (average age, 91) from a Fairfield, Conn., nursing home take a last-chance trip to Israel in "Next Year Jerusalem," an affecting but cursory documentary. Producer-director David Gaynes, though clearly well-intended, seems so eager to...
  • FloriDUH: Jeepers, creepers, a nursing home peeper?

    FloriDUH: Jeepers, creepers, a nursing home peeper?
    Granny, grab your robe and pull down the shades! Even if you're in a nursing home. Winter Haven cops jailed a man, identified as Willie James Washington, after he allegedly stood stark naked -- except for a T-shirt over his head - while peering...
  • Film Review: 'Next Year Jerusalem'

    Eight residents of a Connecticut nursing home take a trip to Israel. No, this isn't the opening line from "Old Jews Telling Jokes"; it's David Gaynes' documentary "Next Year Jerusalem," a predictably banal celebration of scrappy alter kockers (from...