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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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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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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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Buyer Beware: Long-Term Care Costs Surging

Long-term care costs can impose a crushing financial burden on individuals or families in part because private health insurance and Medicare offer only limited help.

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How to Get Care at Home Without Busting The Bank

The vast majority of older adults receive long-term care at home, not in nursing homes. But few people plan for this expense.   By Judith Graham The vast majority of older adults receive long-term care at home, not in nursing homes. But few people plan for this expense. Nor do they see long-term care insurance […]

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Live long and financially strong with these 3 tips

One key aspect of longer lifespans many Americans overlook is caregiving. In fact, the government estimates 70 percent of adults 65 or older will require some form of long-term care.

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