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How to talk to your parents about Assisted Living

By |September 5, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

As your parents grow older life continues to change and they continue to age. You probably have found yourself wondering about their future and what help they will need as they continue to age. Are you worried that your parents aren’t thinking about their future like you are? We’ve listed below some prompts or materials to help bring up the conversation or to just get the ball rolling for everyone involved.

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently projected that by 2020 over 12 million elders will need Long Term Care. Not many people like to think about[…]

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Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home: How to Choose

By |July 12, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Deciding when it’s time to look for senior living arrangements for a loved one can be overwhelming. There are many types of senior living options but the two best known are assisted living communities and nursing homes. First and foremost you must evaluate and understand the needs of the person and their personality. This will best prepare you for your search, findings, and decisions.

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Residents in nursing homes require 24/7 care, medical support, and monitoring. These are normally people with complex, chronic, and or debilitating health conditions. Due to their[…]

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National Alzheimer’s Plan Updated to Include Assisted Living in Long Term Care

By |July 2, 2013|Categories: Breaking News, Government, Psychology, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , |

The Department of Health and Human Services recently made adjustments to the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease. These adjustments are part of an effort to understand the importance of caregiving for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients within assisted living facilities and similar care settings.

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In the initial text of the plan, assisted living facilities were not included in the list of care settings. The recent update addresses this type of facility as a separate long term care setting and details a new[…]

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Living out your Years with Dignity: A Long Term Care Insurance Policy can Help

By |January 4, 2013|Categories: Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , |

It’s a dream we all share.  To live to a nice, old age surrounded by our loved ones, our children and their families, with enough money in your nest egg and the financial security to live out your years in dignity and grace.  The reality is that Americans are living longer than ever before and thus many find themselves in the position of making this dream a reality.  The one factor that can ruin these plans and making these[…]

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