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Long term care

Coronavirus Testing Remains Wildly Inconsistent In Long Term Care

Mary Lanham’s assisted living complex in Florida tested all residents for COVID-19, once in March and again in April, even though no one showed symptoms.

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Caring For Elderly In The Age Of COVID-19

When Dr. Christopher Johnson was asked about the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, he said, “The biggest threat to older people right now is younger people.”

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Get Real About Long-Term Care Costs In Retirement

You won’t pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That’s the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.

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Nursing Homes Safety Violations Put Residents At Risk

As huge swaths of California burned last fall, federal health officials descended on 20 California nursing homes to determine whether they were prepared to protect their vulnerable residents from fires, earthquakes and other disasters.

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Medicare for All: What Happens To Medicaid?

One of the most controversial health care debates in the upcoming federal elections is the creation of a single, federal-level, universal health insurance program known as “Medicare For All.”

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What Will Long-Term Care Cost You?

Most people over 65 eventually will need help with daily living tasks, such as bathing, eating or dressing.

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