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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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Risk For Depression Rises If On These Medications

An estimated 37.2 percent of U.S. adults are taking medications that list depression as a side effect. The research shows that the prevalence of depression among participants rose as they took more medications that list depression as an adverse effect. … Continue reading

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