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What Should I Expect to Pay for Funeral and Burial Expenses

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 19:00
Most of those receiving long-term care and most caregivers prefer a home environment.

Is Medicaid Planning Ethical?

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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, 07/03/2016 - 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, 07/03/2016 - 19:00
Understanding the differences between Alzheimer's and dementia can be confusing.

Life Insurance and Life Settlements

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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, 07/03/2016 - 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.

Osteoporosis - What You Need To Know

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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.

10 Tips to Keep in Mind While Helping Aging Parents

Long Term Care Link - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 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.
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