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
New CDC study demonstrates the importance of HIV testing to prevention and long term health outcomes.
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...
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
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
Research shows it’s analysts, not executives, who are leading the way.
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
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.
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
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
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 […]
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
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 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
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
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 […]
by New Deal democrat Do rising child care costs & stagnant wages explain the decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate ? What is driving the long term decline, shown in the graph below, in the labor force participation rate (LFPR) among prime working age adults, ages 25-54? A couple of weeks ago I wrote […]
Experience has taught me that family caregivers have a lot of questions when they choose long term dementia care for the loved ones. Experience has also taught me that there is plenty to know ahead of time—and plenty of tips that will help caregivers make a dementia care community move as simple as possible. Show More Summary
So in this week of epochal Supreme Court opinions, even health policy wonks would not claim that King v. Burwell can match Obergefell v. Hodges in terms of its historical...
Meg's Classic Glamor Apartment Pin it So you got yourself a oh-so-pretty and popular fiddle leaf fig. Yay! So now comes the bigger challenge: taking care of that baby so it lasts and thrives in your home long term. Beat your black thumb with these care tips courtesy of garden expert Julie Chai. READ MORE »