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Cost Of Long Term Care

Hello, A lot of people incorrectly assume that health insurance and Medicare will cover long term care. They cover medically necessary care for up to 100 days, or until you stop improving or stablize. After that, you’re on your own. … Continue reading

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30 States Have Laws Requiring Children to Repay Medicaid for Parents Care

Filial responsibility laws date back to 17th century English law requiring children to financially support their parents when they couldn’t support themselves. Because of age, or maybe an illness like Alzheimer’s, millions of Americans are no longer able to take … Continue reading

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U.S. seniors dying from falls at a higher rate

Across the nation, the rate of deaths from falls among those 65 and older increased 31 percent from 2007 to 2016 — from about 18,000 to nearly 30,000, researchers found. “If deaths from falls continue to increase at the same … Continue reading

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Older Americans Study

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Good news about coconut oil, melatonin and turmeric

Q. What are your views on turmeric for arthritis? What is the appropriate dosage? A. Many readers have reported that turmeric helps their joint pain. A review of clinical trials found that turmeric-based products were better than placebos and about … Continue reading

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Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s makes you more likely to get it

A study by the National Alliance for Caregiving found that the health of family members can suffer from the stress of caring for a loved one. The study found that health effects are worse than usual among those caring for … Continue reading

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How Innovative Technology Is Changing Long Term Care

There are many challenges of providing long term care to people who need help with activities of daily living, including how to minimize physical limitations, how to assure safety, how to help clients remain as independent as possible, and how … Continue reading

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