RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Long Term Care

A collection of news and information related to Long Term Care published by this site and its partners.

Top Long Term Care Articles

Displaying items 155-165
  • Pre-planning eases the way when settling an estate

    Given my previous career as a financial planner and investment advisor, I used to tell people to "do estate planning." With the recent passing of my father, I realized that there are lots of things you can do beyond meeting with a qualified estate...
  • L.A. County to pay $7.5 million in childbirth malpractice case

    L.A. County to pay $7.5 million in childbirth malpractice case
    Los Angeles County will pay $7.5 million to the formerly homeless mother of a child born at L.A. County-USC Medical Center who said that negligence by medical staff resulted in brain damage to her baby. The case was filed on behalf of 1½-year-old...
  • County to pay $7.5 million over baby's brain damage

    County to pay $7.5 million over baby's brain damage
    Los Angeles County will pay $7.5 million to the formerly homeless mother of a child born at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center who said that negligence by medical staff resulted in brain damage to her baby. The case was filed on behalf of 1-year-...
  • Retirement: Make long-term care coverage more affordable

    Until recently, people bought long-term-care policies to cover 100 percent of the cost of care. But rates for new policies have shot up and it has become a lot more difficult to qualify for coverage if you have health issues. Fortunately, insurers are...
  • Juanita S. Robinson, nurse

    Juanita S. Robinson, nurse
    Juanita S. Robinson, a retired registered nurse who enjoyed traveling, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 76. Juanita Saxton was born and raised in Norfolk, Va., where she graduated in 1955 from Booker T....
  • Man beaten in December succumbs to injuries

    Man beaten in December succumbs to injuries
    For the past 10 months, Steven Wayne Pearson survived, his movements limited to squeezing a hand or blinking his eyes while bone-deep bedsores prompted his family to repeatedly move him from nursing home to hospital. The suffering ended Friday when...
  • Plan now for loved ones who may soon end up in nursing home

    One day, most of us are likely to have an elderly family member who needs round-the-clock care. Putting a transition plan in place now can save you significant money, time and headaches down the road. Medicaid, the state-federal health care program for...
  • Chart: Medicare plans

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Company and Plan Name || 2014 Monthly Premium (medical and drugs) || Doctor, hospital co-payments || Your prescription drug co-payments ($0 to $2,850 of total drug costs) * || Your prescription drug co-payments ($2,850 to $6,455...
  • Tips for buying long-term care insurance

    My column a few months back about qualifying for Medicaid drew lots of reactions. While many thanked me for the tips, others pointed out that I should have been more clear about the great variation in regulations from state to state. Still others felt...
  • Long-term care insurance: Your questions answered

    A column two months ago about long-term care insurance drew many questions from interested readers. I called up Jesse Slome, the executive director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, to get expert answers for some of them. One...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Machete Kills' director Robert Rodriguez and co-star Alexa Vega

    Video/Q&A: 'Machete Kills' director Robert Rodriguez and co-star Alexa Vega
    Alexa Vega, now 25, obviously looks much different as a scantily clad badass in “Machete Kills” than she did 13 years ago when the film’s director Robert Rodriguez first started working with her on “Spy Kids.” Yet the...