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Long Term Care

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  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • Health department boosts Lehigh nursing home

     
    A Lehigh County nursing home is among six facilities statewide honored with the state Department of Health's "Award for Excellence in Health Care Compliance." Lehigh Center, Genesis Health Care, at 1718 Spring Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, is among...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ask Kim: Should I buy a partnership-eligible long-term-care policy?

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance I'm interested in a long-term-care policy that would let me protect more of my assets if I eventually need to rely on Medicaid to pay for care. I've heard that partnership-eligible policies let you do exactly that. How do...
  • Rauner 'comfortable' with nursing home bankruptcy court setback

    Rauner 'comfortable' with nursing home bankruptcy court setback
    Republican governor challenger Bruce Rauner today said he’s “very comfortable” that a federal bankruptcy judge is letting a case proceed in which it is alleged the candidate’s longtime equity investment firm improperly handled...
  • Left untreated, bedsores can be lethal

    Source: University of Nebraska Medical Center whatdoctorsknow.com Pressure ulcers, commonly called bedsores, are a big problem in the United States. More than 2.5 million Americans develop pressure ulcers every year, with about 60,000 people dying...
  • Long term care update: Is 90 the new 70?

    Americans are getting older. A new U.S. Census Bureau report projects that roughly one in five Americans (about 21 percent) will be 65 years old and up by 2050, compared with just 13 percent in 2010 and less than 10 percent in 1970. Taking a longer view,...