There have been three major specialty pharmacy announcements over the last week. Long term care pharmacy Pharmerica acquired a minority stake in fast-growing specialty pharmacy Onco360 Express Scripts opened up its specialty pharmacy...Show More Summary
With the nuclear option invoked, will an Obamacare repeal do away entirely with the long term implementation of the Affordable Care Act if there is a Republican president after the 2016 Presidential elections? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the 2014 election promises to be very difficult for Democrats based upon Obamacare. Show More Summary
A little over 3 months ago, I switched from working at an LTAC, long term acute care, hospital to working in the emergency department. The LTAC was my first job after nursing school, and it was grueling, exhausting, and often… Read more ?
The Affordable Care Act isn’t going particularly well so far, at least not in any way we can tell. Boosters tell us it’s early days, and what matters is the legislation working long term, rather than if the Web site works this month or next. So George Will dredges up another plan of President Obama’s, […]
How can I possibly try to love my husband (of 49 Years) who is in Long Term Care and -- to think of him as I did before Alzheimer's came into our lives? +Alzheimer's Reading Room In 2010, Carole Larkin wrote an important article entitled, Ten Tips for Communicating with an Alzheimer's Patient. Show More Summary
Because of a personal tragedy I have been away from this blog for an extended period. I may write about this tragedy when the time is right but for now, I need to return to retirement planning and related topics. The need for retirement planning and living has not ended. Show More Summary
People living with dementia have special needs for care and the traditional system of “informal” care by family, friends, and community will require much greater support. ~ Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room +Alzheimer's Reading...Show More Summary
According to the CBO, benefits are projected to continue to grow for Medicare and Social Security and that means higher payroll taxes. The CBO’s long term projections show that “[f]ederal spending for the major health care programs and...Show More Summary
This new chart from the Congressional Budget Office perfectly shows that our long term debt is all about our broken health care system.
The American media have long supported gun control, but they have increased their attacks on the gun industry since the Newtown shooting in December with a careful shift in the language they use. The media will most likely exploit the...Show More Summary
The American media have long supported gun control, but they have increased their attacks on the gun industry since the Newtown shooting in December with a careful shift in the language they use. The media will most likely exploit the tragic shooting a...
Recommendation 1: Maintain and strengthen a person and family centered Long Term Services and Supports system with both the person with cognitive or functional limitations and the family caregiver as a focus for services and supports (see Family Caregiving). +Alzheimer's Reading Room The U.S. Show More Summary
Is there no long term residential care for the elderly in America? Filed under: politicians, Scumbags, War
The second feature of a young director named Destin Daniel Cretton, Short Term 12 is a film that sneaks up on you and makes you care about it. It’s a slight movie, barely an hour and a half long, with naturalistic overlapping dialogue and a loose, meandering storyline that can trick you into thinking it’s going nowhere in particular. Show More Summary
By carefully observing magnesium atoms, scientists may have learned how voids in materials are formed by radiation. This could lead to better spacecraft for long term missions, and safer power plants.
A rise of 1% in investment return on fixed interest instruments could generate an additional $100 million or more in annual revenue for insurance companies with blocks of long term care insurance. Several years of historic low interest rates have wreaked havoc on the long term care insurance marketplace. Several insurers directly cited this as [...]
ByJF Global Investing: Overview Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) is a manufacturer and distributor of their proprietary robotic surgical systems. These systems provide a very strong value proposition for hospitals and other health care providers, which is discussed later. Show More Summary
Saudi taps new oil areas in plan to preserve capacity (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco plans to develop two less productive areas of major oilfields, industry sources said, as Riyadh takes care to maintain excess capacity for the long term,Show More Summary
While Washington failed to reach the so-called “grand bargain”, it did end up passing a series of significant small deficit reduction bills. Combined with the fact that public health care spending has slowed noticeably over the past several years, the projected long term deficit now appears relatively manageable. Our projected long term deficit has improved remarkably.
Does you loved one living with dementia have outstanding insurance policies, annuities, or long term care policies? Is it possible that without your knowledge they might cancel the policies, allow them to default, or sell to someoneShow More Summary