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The National Care Planning Council and Long Term Care Link - A Comprehensive Resource for Eldercare, Senior Care, and Long Term Care Planning
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Seniors and Retirees, Consider Using a Reverse Mortgage to Supplement Income

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
For many seniors and retirees, the hard-earned equity in their home is their single largest asset, yet it is unavailable to use unless they take out a home-equity loan.

The Value of Geriatric Care Management Services

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
Also known as Care Management or Aging Care Management, a Geriatric Care Manager represents a growing service offering support to adult children who need outside assistance with care and personal management for their aging parents who live close by or far away.

How the Funeral Rule Helps Consumers

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
In 1984 the Federal Trade Commission established the Funeral Rule to give consumers of funeral services certain protections.

Caring for a Loved One at Home Can Be Challenging

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
Informal caregivers are family, friends and volunteers who provide care and support for an aging loved one. These selfless individuals are rarely paid for their services and often endure a significant amount of stress while providing care.

Estate Planning As Part of Your Long Term Care Plan

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
A key deficiency in the process of planning for long term care occurs when seniors fail to provide for the orderly distribution of assets after death or fail to let their family know what to do when the senior can no longer handle his or her own affairs.

Perpetrators of Elder Abuse Are Usually Family Members

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
Many elderly rely entirely on family or other trusted individuals to help them. Whether it is physiological or psychological, as people grow older they tend to need guidance and support. Unfortunately, the dependence upon caregivers or family members makes an older person more vulnerable to abuse.

Osteoporosis - What You Need To Know

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
Your body is constantly replacing bone, the older you are, the slower the bone is replaced. Osteoporosis is a bone disease that happens when the body loses too much bone or makes too little bone.

Include End-Of-Life Planning When Anticipating Long Term Care

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
A key deficiency in the process of planning for long term care occurs when seniors fail to provide for orderly distribution of assets at death and fail to let their family know what to do when the senior can no longer handle his or her own affairs.

Gut Health and Antibiotics

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
Most people do not think about gut health. In fact, the majority of people don't know what gut health is.

What Should I Expect to Pay for Funeral and Burial Expenses

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
A common goal among many aging seniors and their families is to put money aside for funeral and burial expenses.

Arthritis Among Seniors

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
Arthritis affects millions of people of all ages, including children (1 in every 250 children in the United States each year).

Parkinsons Disease

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
In the U.S., over one million Americans suffer from Parkinsons disease (approximately 10 million worldwide).

What to Do When an Aging Loved One Dies

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
If and when my parent passes away,which will likely take place in my own home, I wouldnt know what to do.

How Elder Law Can Help You

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
The specialty of Elder Law is becoming more important as our population ages. People are living longer, but in many cases, are not living better.

Home the Desired Setting for Elder Care

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
Most of those receiving long-term care and most caregivers prefer a home environment.

Is Medicaid Planning Ethical?

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
As in any area of consumer spending, knowing what to look for and what strategies to use in arranging for paid care services can often result in saving money.

Fall Prevention and Coping after a Fall

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 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.

Vietnam and PTSD - 40 Years Later

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 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

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 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

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00
A first of a series of analysis regarding the proposed legislation.