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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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Alzheimer’s News & Resources

Study strengthens evidence that cognitive activity can reduce dementia risk. – Harvard School of Public Health Death rate from Alzheimer’s disease in the US has risen by 55%. – CNN It’s predicted that the number of people worldwide living with … Continue reading

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What If Patients Decided How Their Nursing Home Would Run?

When asked how she feels about living at St. Camillus Health Center in Whitinsville, Mass., her home for 15 years, Alice Hallinan doesn’t hesitate. “I love it very much,” the 96-year-old says. “My daughter wants me to move closer to her, but … 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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