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Long Term Care

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  • Do you want an annuity in your retirement plan?

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department has just given a tax break and its blessings to retirement savers who want to buy long-term deferred annuities in their 401(k) and individual retirement accounts. The new rule focuses on a particular kind...
  • Florida fails those who need long-term care

    Florida fails those who need long-term care
    When it comes to helping seniors live independently and out of nursing homes, Florida ranks among the nation's worst. AARP recently released its 2014 state-by-state scorecard on long-term care services, and Florida's retiree-friendly reputation earned...
  • Philadelphia archdiocese sells nursing homes for $145 million

    PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has reached an agreement to sell its seven nursing and senior-living facilities for $145 million, officials said Tuesday. It's the biggest deal yet in Archbishop Charles Chaput's effort to fill deep...
  • Born to middle-aged parents, she knew her time with them would be too short

    My mom looks like she always does when she's sleeping, or at least while she slept since she got sick. Her face is drawn. The area under her eyes is sunken, her skin pale. I touch her forehead. She feels not cold, exactly, but a little chilly. I pull...
  • John Mortensen: UF researcher developed new grape varieties

    John A. Mortensen, a University of Florida researcher who developed the first seedless grape that could grow in the state, died on June 16. He was 85. Mortensen did grape-related research for 30 years at the university's Central Florida Research and...
  • Put Dangerous People In Institutions

    Judge Robert K. Killian Jr.'s op-ed ""The Dangerously Mentally Ill" [June 22] sparked some thinking. In my opinion, the dangerously mentally ill belong not in outpatient treatment or nursing homes or prisons. Prisons release prisoners. A few years ago,...
  • No news is good news when it comes to Peninsula nursing homes

    No news is good news when it comes to Peninsula nursing homes
    The CMS, which oversees Medicare/Medicaid nursing homes with annual inspections, has released its updated reports. Included in these reports are news on dozens of nursing homes around the country that are substandard and continue to be so, part of CMS...
  • 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...
  • Lehigh County board continues Cedarbrook inquiry

    Lehigh County board continues Cedarbrook inquiry
    Lehigh County commissioners continued their inquiry into Cedarbrook nursing home's operations and finances Wednesday by asking the administration to detail the home's so-called indirect costs. Indirect costs are those charged back to the home for use of...
  • '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...