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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

4 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

Adults with special needs see gains, challenges with long term oral care

Among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased as the number of years receiving dental care increased, researchers report. "Based on these results, patients had a significant decrease in cavities. Show More Summary

Adults with special needs see gains, challenges with long term oral care

BOSTON (July 9, 2014) — A retrospective study conducted by researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and colleagues reports that among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased as the number of years receiving dental care increased. Show More Summary

Adults with Special Needs See Gains, Challenges with Long Term Oral Care

A study from researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine reports that among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased as the number of years receiving dental care increased. The findings were published in the July/August issue of Special Care in Dentistry.

Genworth Financial Inc (GNW) To Give Option for Picking Medical Premium

Recently, Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) has taken an initiative to create awareness among the Americans about the health care needs, particularly, long term, which is mostly sidelined by them. The company’s Chief Executive Officer, Tom Mclnemey discussesd in an interview on Bloomberg TV about the importance of the long term care and investor John Paulson‘s […]

Americans favor tax breaks to encourage savings for long term care

For the second year in a row, the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs conducted a survey of attitudes towards long-term care among those over age 40. The survey, funded by a grant from The SCAN Foundation which is also aShow More Summary

Christian Gunter; saving the world a couple of veterans at a time

19-year-old Christian Gunter was working the night shift at the Vilonia long term care for veterans near Little Rock, Arkansas when tornadoes struck the other day. He’s the manager of the home for disabled veterans. He felt it was his responsibility to move ten of those veterans to a nearby church that doubles as an […]

Two New Ways to Buy Long Term Care Insurance

Long term care insurance has gotten a bad reputation because insurers have been raising premiums on existing policies. The insurance companies admit they made a mistake - pricing policies too low and being surprised that there was so...Show More Summary

California Lesbian Couple Arrested In Horrific Child Abuse Case

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A lesbian couple has been arrested in California after investigators discovered the three children in their care living in squalid conditions and suffering from long term abuse. The Herald is reporting that 44-year-old Christian Deanda (top) and 31-year-old Eraca Craig were arrested near their home on charges of false imprisonment and felony child cruelty. Found […]

New approach promises to transform care for patients with long term conditions

A new approach to care is transforming the lives of patients with Parkinson's disease and has promise for other long term conditions like COPD and rheumatoid arthritis, say Dutch researchers in The BMJ.Evidence suggests it empowers patients,...Show More Summary

Long term care insurance: The premium catch

Consider this scenario. You are getting older, and are concerned about the costs of nursing homes and long term care.  So, you decide to get expensive long term care insurance to protect your family from these costs.  The policy will pay some of the cost of long term care if you develop cognitive or physical [...]

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