Long Term Care Link

Syndicate content
The National Care Planning Council and Long Term Care Link - A Comprehensive Resource for Eldercare, Senior Care, and Long Term Care Planning
Updated: 2 hours 30 min ago

Osteoporosis - What You Need To Know

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 19:00
Most of those receiving long-term care and most caregivers prefer a home environment.

Is Medicaid Planning Ethical?

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 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, 08/21/2016 - 19:00
A first of a series of analysis regarding the proposed legislation.

Mesothelioma Facts: What the Elderly Need to Know

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 19:00
Why do you need to know about mesothelioma?

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

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 19:00
Understanding the differences between Alzheimer's and dementia can be confusing.

Life Insurance and Life Settlements

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 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

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 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

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 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

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 19:00
Adults 65 years of age or older are at increased risk for pneumococcal disease.