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Vietnam and PTSD - 40 Years Later

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
40 years ago - May 7th - marked the end of the Vietnam War. Many of those alive 40 years ago can still easily recall where they were on the 7th of May and what they were doing on that memorable day.

VA Is Looking for Authority from Congress to Institute a 3 Year Look Back and Penalty for Veterans Pension

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Second of a series of analysis regarding the proposed legislation.

Proposed Legislation for Look Back and Penalty for VA Veterans Pension - The Rise and Fall of the Pension Poachers

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
A first of a series of analysis regarding the proposed legislation.

Mesothelioma Facts: What the Elderly Need to Know

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Why do you need to know about mesothelioma?

What is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease?

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Understanding the differences between Alzheimer's and dementia can be confusing.

Life Insurance and Life Settlements

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Understanding the various types of Life Insurance policies can be a daunting but a little bit of education can go a long way.

Avoiding Slips and Falls In Bad Weather

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Cold weather can bring more than just a white Christmas. It also brings a number of hazards which can cause slips and falls.

Enlighten Your Season: Advice for Caregivers of the Elderly

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Taking care of elderly loved ones can be very exhausting, especially during the holidays.

Did You Know There is a New Vaccine Recommendation for Adults Age 65 and Older

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Adults 65 years of age or older are at increased risk for pneumococcal disease.

Advanced Directives, Fiduciaries, Guardianship, and Power of Attorney

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
It is common, as time goes along, for the elderly to become unable to make sound decisions about a variety of issues includes finances, health care and managing themselves at home.

Fall Prevention and Coping after a Fall

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Age related physical changes, mental conditions, health conditions, and even medications increase the risk of injury. Falling is the leading cause of injury among seniors ages 65 and older.

10 Tips to Keep in Mind While Helping Aging Parents

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Getting old is financially scary. No matter how much money one may have, thinking about covering the expenses associated with aging or dealing with the unknown can be extremely scary.

Guide to Long Term Care Planning

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Aging seniors and their family caregivers often become overwhelmed by the myriad of issues they face as their health declines and they lose their ability to remain independent. Losing independence generally happens gradually, but can come quickly without warning.

Understanding the Issues Facing Aging Seniors

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
An aging senior is someone who is facing his or her remaining or final years of life. Perhaps because of frailty or poor health or simply advanced age, this person is anticipating the end-of-life. An aging senior is no longer climbing the hill of life but has reached the pinnacle and is looking down the other side.

Growing Problem Facing Seniors: Reduced Spending Power

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
According to a survey released in May 2013 by The Senior Citizens League, seniors have lost 31 percent of their buying power since 2000.

Caring for Your Grandchildren

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
It may be hard enough getting older and adjusting to whatever life brings your way, in addition you may be raising one or even a few of those who are younger than yourself, whether they be children, grandchildren, or even great grandchildren.

Living Arrangements for Aging Seniors

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Senior housing options can be confusing to someone who has never approached the subject before. Often the definition of a particular senior housing term is dependent upon the person writing about the subject. The reason for the confusion is that most retirement care and senior housing arrangements provide overlapping services among the various categories.

Preserving Assets and Transferring Assets to the Next Generation

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Older Americans control a large amount of the wealth in this country and have a continued interested in protecting that wealth from loss. Older Americans also want to stretch their assets out as long as possible in order to avoid running out of money well before they die.

Care Management Advice

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Care management advice should be something that every family takes advantage of but in reality very few families use this service.

Holiday Caregiver Burnout

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 19:00
Whether you are at the end of your tether, that tether has been cut years ago or you are just starting Caregiving for a loved one this time of year always seems to be the hardest. The season of joy is upon us, that is what the media, shopping centers and carolers want you to believe, but for many, the season of joy is really just more WORK!
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