Long Term Care Link
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Most people do not think about gut health. In fact, the majority of people don't know what gut health is.
A common goal among many aging seniors and their families is to put money aside for funeral and burial expenses.
Arthritis affects millions of people of all ages, including children (1 in every 250 children in the United States each year).
In the U.S., over one million Americans suffer from Parkinsons disease (approximately 10 million worldwide).
If and when my parent passes away,which will likely take place in my own home, I wouldnt know what to do.
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.
Most of those receiving long-term care and most caregivers prefer a home environment.
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.
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.
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