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Nursing Homes

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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Medicaid

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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long-term care

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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Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn To Suicide In Long-Term Care

When Larry Anders moved into the Bay at Burlington nursing home in late 2017, he wasn’t supposed to be there long.

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Bathroom with accessories to help with washing and using the toilet. Bathroom in a care home in England

Aging In Place: There’s Devices, Helpers, But Unmet Needs Common

For older adults and their families, the report is a reminder of the need to plan ahead for changing capacities.

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Finance, retirement, savings, couple

Why Retirement Planning Should Include Long-Term Care Costs

A 65-year-old today can expect to incur $138,000 in long-term care costs over their lifetime.

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