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Thursday Odds and Ends

-Genworth launched a star-studded educational video entitled “Let’s Talk Now,” urging viewers to talk with family members about a long term care plan (video above). -Consumers Energy, formerly with Lowe Campbell Ewald, appointed Duffey Petrosky its advertising and marketing agency of record. -Nando’s PERi-PERi in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

In the states, Democrats have a long, long battle ahead

If you care about the long term prospects of the Democratic Party, here’s something to start paying attention to right now: The gubernatorial races in the next few cycles. Their outcome could help determine what the next decade’s redistricting outcomes could look like — which in turn could help influence Democratic chances of winning back […]

Foot Pain Relieving Exerciser helps ease your tired feet

If you do happen to do a whole lot of walking around throughout the day, wearing a good pair of shoes is essential if you would want to take good care of your health in the long term, not to mention to make sure that your feet are able to sustain your body weight comfortably all day long. However, there are times when you might have actually overworked your feet,...

Alaska Long Term Care Community Forum August 2008

3 weeks agoHealth / Aging : O'Folks

Not exactly community-involvement but at least comments are possible on the draft. [deadline] Long Term Care Community Forum for Stakeholders of State Long Term Health Care Services and Supports [sic] The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has hired HCBS Strategies Inc. to develop recommendations for improving the long term care services it […]

IHS 2008 Long Term Care Grants

3 weeks agoHealth / Aging : O'Folks

Subject: IHS 2008 Long Term Care Grants announcement To: ELDERCARE@LISTSERV.IHS.GOV The 2008 Long Term Care Grants request for application has been published in the Federal Register. These are grants for $50,000 – 75,000 per year for two years to either plan or implement long term care services. Key Dates May 2 for mandatory Letter of […]

Still betting long on Apple

On the heels of Apple's Q1 2015 earnings, the company's stock reached a new all-time high of $120 during today's trading session. While I really don't care too much about short term stock price movements, this particular move in Apple's stock is a reflection of investor optimism following the most monstrous quarter ever seen. Show More Summary

How Can LTC Insurance Help You Protect Your Assets?

How will you pay for long term care? The sad fact is that most people don’t know the answer to that question. But a potential solution is available. Many baby boomers are opting to make long term care coverage an important part of their retirement strategies. The reasons to get an LTC policy after age […]

30th day of $QQQ short term up-trend

The GMI-2 has fallen to 3, reflecting the short term weakness in the major indexes. There were more new lows than new highs on Monday. I still have calls on SQQQ to hedge my long positions. Be careful! gmi: 6 gmi-2: 3 t2108: 54

The Democratic Party’s long term problem is worse than you think

As I noted this morning, anyone who cares about the future of the Democratic Party needs to ask whether the party’s elders and wise men are thinking hard enough about how to regain ground on the state level. That would make it more likely that the next round of redistricting battles, in 2020, could help […]

Not being stupid is smart

I am actually fairly optimistic about long term health care spending in this country declining while quality is also improving for one simple reason.  The baseline of stupid, counter-productive, non-coordinated, mistake prone folk practice is so high that we are at least five or six reform iterations  away from needing innovative ideas or genius level [Read more...]

25 Ways to Help a Caregiver Manage Life During a Medical Crisis

As a breast cancer survivor and a parent who cared for child in long term medical care, I enjoy spending time with other survivors and caregivers. Not only is it empowering to share stories, but I learn so much from other's perspectives on the journey to recovery. Show More Summary

America is Aging: What More Do We Need to Know?

Rob Lowe, a seemly ageless Hollywood actor, is a brand ambassador for Genworth, a leading provider of long term care insurance, attempting to bring the subject of an aging America out of taboo and into the limelight.

Global warming could make your pollen allergies a lot worse

It's notoriously difficult to make people care about climate change. It's a big, slow moving, long term problem that can rarely compete with everyday concerns -- and it certainly doesn't help matters that most people have a difficult time distinguishing between climate change and their everyday weather. But according to a new study, global warming is something that a […]

How to Painlessly Switch Property Management Companies

There are times when a rental property owner (long term or short term) desires to change the property management taking care of their property. Here are a few keys points you should follow if you are going to be firing a property management company and hiring a new one. Show More Summary

Dear Musicians: Most Fans Don't Really Care About You, says MIDiA Stud

By Mark Mulligan from Music Industry Blog. The plight of artists and songwriters grappling with download dollars transforming into streaming cents is well documented and a series of long term, sustainable solutions are needed (I wrote about some here). Show More Summary

Twitter chat: What are the care options for older American singles?

What does long term care look like for unmarried Americans in their “golden” years? Photo by ABC Studios While the number of single adults is growing in the U.S., the number of Americans over age 65 also is on the rise. The U.S. Department...Show More Summary

How Long Term Care Insurance Companies Mugged Mom and Pop

Dear Long Term Care Insurance Company: The missus and I have received your notice that you are increasing our premiums by another 50% and that we have to pay more if we want to get the same benefits you promised us 22 years ago. Funny,...Show More Summary

Kimberly-Clark Focuses on Sustainable Forestry in New CSR Report

Kimberly-Clark produces mainly paper-based personal care products, so it’s only fitting that the global company focuses on sustainable forestry. Its latest corporate social responsibility report lists short and long term goals to make its products more sustainably produced.

The 3-D Space Is Still Too Rich For Long-Term Investors

By George Kesarios: While innovative companies and exotic technologies get many investors excited, one must be very careful before deciding to buy many of these stocks for the long term. Because if you overpay for growth, more than likely your portfolio with either will underperform or lose money long term. Show More Summary

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

7 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Well, it didn't take very long at all for the Copyright Office to add another layer of absurdity to the Aereo situation, stating in no uncertain terms that it doesn't care what the Supreme Court says about Aereo being a cable company. Show More Summary

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