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  • 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,...
  • How we make retirement decisions

    Sweeping generalizations about how men and women think about money have always rubbed me the wrong way. Obviously, these are deeply personal and unique feelings. Still, I like to rely on quantifiable evidence when possible, at the very least to help...
  • Medical-surgery nurses thrive on multi-tasking

    For Jennifer Bolognani, the variety and close contact with patients make medical-surgical nursing her ideal career. Bolognani, the assistant clinical manager for trauma, orthopedic, neurosurgery and general surgery at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Avoid traps that could block payment of a long-term care insurance claim

    Buyers of long-term-care insurance expect that their policies will pay off if they no longer can live on their own. And most claims are paid: Insurance companies forked over $6.6 billion in benefits in 2012 to a record 264,000 individuals, according to...
  • Arrest of blogger further roils bitter Mississippi Senate primary

    The arrest of a conservative blogger who authorities say posted a video showing the ill wife of Sen. Thad Cochran threatens to upend Mississippi's already bitterly contested Republican Senate primary as it draws to a close. Clayton Kelly, who authors...
  • Explore your options to cover long-term care costs

    Baby boomers face a dilemma: At a time when long-term-care insurers are shrinking coverage, more boomers than ever are recognizing the need to protect their retirement savings from potentially devastating costs. Big players have withdrawn from the market,...
  • SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 3: Arcadia Hospice, where efficiency meets compassion

    SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 3: Arcadia Hospice, where efficiency meets compassion
    Like every other hospice, Arcadia Hospice serves the terminally ill and their families. But Arcadia Hospice is not like every other hospice, its employees and owners say. Arcadia is exceptional in the efficiency of its operation and the extraordinary...
  • Handling of L.A. County nursing home complaints under scrutiny

    Handling of L.A. County nursing home complaints under scrutiny
    Los Angeles County supervisors ordered an audit Tuesday of the way the county's public health department investigates complaints about health and safety issues at nursing homes. The officials sharply criticized public health officials over a report that...
  • L.A. County orders audit of department over nursing home complaints

    L.A. County orders audit of department over nursing home complaints
    Los Angeles County supervisors ordered an audit Tuesday of how the county's Public Health Department investigates complaints about health and safety issues at nursing homes. Members of the county board sharply criticized health officials over a report...