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5 Tips For People Choosing Long Term Dementia Care

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

The Long, Long Battle For Health Care Reform

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...

An Expert Gardener's Recipe for Fiddle Leaf Fig Success — Popsugar

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 »

Who Can Qualify for Long Term Care Insurance?

It amazes me how many people fail to plan for the future, and it amazes me how many people deny the reality that we only have a certain number of years before we have outlived our usefulness. We all know that life is short, but how many of us really want to admit that were […]

7 Ways To Save On Long Term Care Insurance

I was recently talking to a relative that had heard all of the statistics about long-term care—that someone turning 65 has almost a 70% chance of needing some type of long-term care, the average annual cost of an assisted living facility is about $43,200, and the average length of stay [...]

What Will It Cost If You Have To Financially Support Your Aging Parents?

If you are successful and your parents have limited means, you may be expected to help support them and pay for their care. The cost of long term care can be more than you expect. Find out the potential costs and plan to set aside the necessary assets if this situation could involve YOU.

Understanding the Information Needs of Cancer Survivors

Obtaining a clear bill of health after chemo doesn’t mean a cancer patient is out of the woods. Survivors have special needs that must be addressed as part of a long term care plan. Judging by the nature and topics of their information seeking, cancer patients’ information needs appear to differ depending on the type […]

What If Long Term Care Insurance Isn't For Me?

Last month, I took some of my own advice and shopped for long term care (LTC) insurance.  The cost of long term care is like a bear lurking in the woods to most of us. Is it even likely to affect me?  If it does, how long will I need [...]

Bobbi Kristina Brown is NOT out coma, NOT ‘awake’ – Report

Despite Bobby Brown telling an audience that "Bobbi is awake" over the weekend, Bobbi Kristina Brown is still not out of her coma in an Atlanta long term care facility. The post Bobbi Kristina Brown is NOT out coma, NOT ‘awake’ – Report appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News and Videos.

Old Age Insurance

4 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Lunarbaboon) Pro tip for kids making these contracts: soylent green collection facilities are not nursing homes. Avoid getting specific about final outcomes when discussing long term care with your parents.

Great Moments in Dandyism, From Brummel to Kanye

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Long before menswear was preceded by a hashtag, fire alphets took social media by storm, or Four Pins was a gleam in anyone's eye, men cared a lot about their clothes. At least fops, dandies, and macaronis — historians' terms for different tribes of fashion-focused men — certainly did. A... More »

Bobbi Kristina Brown Update: Bobby Brown ‘Keeping The Faith’ At New Facility

Bobbi Kristina Brown is currently at DeKalb Medical in downtown Decatur – a long term acute care hospital in Atlanta. Her father Bobby Brown was recently spotted around the area, and it looks like he is in this for the long haul. The post Bobbi Kristina Brown Update: Bobby Brown ‘Keeping The Faith’ At New Facility appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News and Videos.

Bobby Brown -- Keeping the Faith at Bobbi Kristina's New Medical Facility

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Bobby Brown is in it for the long haul -- standing firm in his belief Bobbi Kristina can pull out of her coma... now that she's getting treatment at a facility known for its long term care. Bobby was walking outside DeKalb Medical this week. It's…

What Newtown Creek Will Look Like When It's Flanked By Luxury High-Rises

We can scream and scream and scream about how glass-walled condos will eventually slow-roast their monied inhabitants, but developers don't care about the long term when there's money to be made RIGHT NOW. So these speculative renderings...Show More Summary

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

6 months 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

6 months 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

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