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3 Small Cap REITs Poised To Profit

By carefully vetting these more volatile companies you can enhance Total Returns, especially if the selected REITs offer better potential for growth over the long term.

Catheter Coating Detects Infections, Notifies Clinicians

Urinary catheter infections are a notorious bane for clinicians taking care of patients with indwelling catheters. Those on long term management are forced to take antibiotics to prevent infections, while infections still occur, blocking the catheter’s lumen and causing a variety of side effects. Show More Summary

The Truth About Long Term Care And Why You Must Talk About It

The truth about long term care includes (a) that it is expensive and (b) Medicare doesn't cover what most people need: help at home. Adult children need to have a conversation about how aging parents will pay for what about 70% of people over 65 are going to need. Show More Summary

3 Little Known Long Term Care Insurance Alternatives

Mary's (name changed) mom has been at a long-term care facility for over fiveyears. When Mary came to me, she transferred her investment account with her husband and her mom's account (she had power of attorney) to my firmAlliance Wealth Management. We asked Mary what the goals were for her mom's [...]

Questions About 529s, Long Term Care, Surge Protectors, Passion and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Long term care options 2. Planning ahead for AC challenges 3....Show More Summary

Increased HIV Testing Leads to Faster Linkage to Care For Black Women

New CDC study demonstrates the importance of HIV testing to prevention and long term health outcomes.

Miller & Stroud:Medicaid Planning For Long Term Care — California Style

John A. Miller (Idaho) & Vanessa S. Stroud (Law Office of Vanessa Stroud, Petaluma, CA), Medicaid Planning for Long Term Care: California Style: California’s Medicaid program, “Medi-Cal”, differs significantly from programs in other states. This article sets out the major distinctions between California's program and other state programs as applied...

How swearing patients take a toll on health care workers

Although many medical terms are long and difficult to pronounce, medical settings are punctuated with words familiar to most of us – being sworn at is an occupational hazard for healthcare workers. Exactly how often does it happen? A...Show More Summary

Canada May Soon Allow Nurses to Kill

We still here the baloney that euthanasia/assisted suicide will only be a last resort for the terminally ill, carried out be caring doctors with long term relations with patients. That has never been true anywhere assisted suicide or...Show More Summary

Fecal transplants show promise, but need careful monitoring, say experts

The use of faecal transplants to treat severe infections has rapidly become the treatment of choice, but as use increases and widens proper screening of donors, and good long term trials and monitoring are urgently needed in order to...Show More Summary

GLAD Sues Mutual of Omaha for Denying Gay Man Insurance Because He’s on PrEP

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a first-of-its-kind legal challenge, the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) filed a claim last week against an insurance company for denying a gay man long term care insurance because he’s on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP… The post GLAD Sues Mutual of Omaha for Denying Gay Man Insurance Because He’s on PrEP appeared first on Towleroad.

Alzheimer's Caring Costs

It costs a lot of money to provide care for a person with Alzheimer's disease. Unless one is wealthy enough to self-pay, poor enough to qualify for Medicaid, or has an excellent long term health care policy, costs for Alzheimer's care can quickly drain retirement savings from people with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. Show More Summary

Long Term Care - Basics for Beginners

On August 3rd, 2015, the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program announced that it would be raising rates immediately for new policies. The move surprised the Federal Employee workforce and led to general questions about the program...Show More Summary

Call for presentations AIAN Long Term Care conference

8 months agoHealth / Aging : O'Folks

The 3rd Annual AIAN Long Term Care conference will be in Albuquerque, September 5-7, 2007. We’re still looking for presenters for IHS and Tribal Long Term Care programs. We are hoping once again to have travel stipends available for presenters through a grant from the Retirement Research Foundation. Please take a minute and send in […]

Altria Delivers Another Strong Dividend Hike

Last week, anywhere I checked on the internet, everyone was focused on stock market volatility. The fear is that we might be entering a new bear market. As a long term dividend investor I don’t really care much about things like that. I care about selecting quality companies which can deliver results in any environment. Show More Summary

9 Definitive Times When It’s Perfectly Okay To Be In A ‘Just For Now’ Relationship

It’s entirely possible to care for someone, know they care for you, and be aware of the fact that you just aren’t on paths that will ever intersect long enough to be together in the long term. If one of you wants kids and the other wants to move somewhere new every six months, it’s safe to say you won’t settle down together. Show More Summary

Long Term Care is Not a Long Shot!

Long-term care is a subject that nobody likes to think about. Yes, Medicare and supplements will pay for illness and hospitalization costs. But they don't pay for care at home, or in assisted living, when you can no longer do basic activities such as bathing, dressing, toileting, and dining. Show More Summary

Josh Duggar Checks Into 'Rehab'

This morning the Duggar family published a statement saying that Josh Duggar had checked himself into a "long term rehabilitation center." It's all a little mysterious: We are so thankful for the outpouring of love, care and prayers for our family during this most difficult situation with Josh. Show More Summary

The implications of the child care cost crush for median household income and "shadow unemployment"

by New Deal democrat The implications of the child care cost crush for median household income and “shadow unemployment” The other day I showed that there is compelling evidence that the primary reason for the long term decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate in the 25 – 54 age range is the increasing real […]

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