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Long Term Care

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  • Wheaton senior gets wish to meet ex-Sox player

    Wheaton senior gets wish to meet ex-Sox player
    Sitting in a donated suite at a White Sox game, a Wheaton man had what he described as the day of his life. Bill White, 74, an avid baseball fan who has spina bifida, spent nearly an hour chatting with his favorite former player, Billy Pierce. "I don'...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Advocates for care The Ombudsman Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities seeks volunteers to assist in protecting the rights and promoting the well-being of residents in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes...
  • Bryan Stow's medical costs, lost wages could top $37 million

    Bryan Stow's medical costs, lost wages could top $37 million
    Attorneys for Bryan Stow closed their case against the Dodgers on Monday with the testimony of an accountant who estimated that the lifetime tab for Stow’s medical care and lost wages could exceed $37 million. The San Francisco Giants fan beaten...
  • Facing Alzheimer's? Prepare for the financial punch now

    Bill and Nancy Frost started making financial plans to deal with Alzheimer's disease as quickly as they addressed the medical issues. Bill, 75, was still in the early stages of Alzheimer's after seven years, but he and Nancy, 73, knew that his health...
  • '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...
  • New laws make it easier to file nursing home complaints, donate Obama items

    New laws make it easier to file nursing home complaints, donate Obama items
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed a pair of bills that would make it easier to file complaints against nursing homes and allow the state to loan or donate items linked to President Barack Obama when he served in the Illinois General...
  • Seven Nursing Homes Fined For Medication Errors, Injuries

    Seven nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with medication errors and incidents in which residents were burned or broke a leg. Sharon Health Care Center In two separate citations on July 24, Sharon...