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Eight Frequently Asked Questions about Long-term Care

By |June 28, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Frequently Asked Questions on Long Term Care Insurance


1. What is long-term care?

Long-term care refers to a compilation of services which help provide both medical and non medical care for individuals with chronic illness or disability ,who are no longer able to care for themselves for an extended period of time. This type of care is centered around promoting the independence, enhancing quality of life, and meeting a patient’s overall needs.

2. What types of long- term care are there?

The three most common types of long-term care are as follows; Facilities offering long term[…]

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Could Living Alone Cause Depression?

By |May 8, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

At the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvenlines a recent study suggests that people who are living alone are more likely to suffer from mental disorders. The study was published in the journal PLOS ONE and links the isolation to developing depression.

In the past people were getting married and having children more often than today. In recent studies the marriage rate is decreasing in our modern society and less and less people are choosing to not have children. This increases the number of people who are choosing to live alone which has been[…]

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  • Vaccine To Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Future Vaccine To Cure Alzheimer’s Disease?

By |May 7, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Experimental studies at the University of Texas are showing good results for a vaccine that could possibly slow down Alzheimer’s disease. The experiments and research are published in the journal Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy.

The research included animal testing on monkeys and rabbits in hope to bring to human trials soon. If all goes well with the testing and it is proven safe for humans this could help reduce the risk of people developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers believe that they are making major progress with the safety and effectiveness of[…]

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  • Losing Your Hearing

Losing Your Hearing

By |May 3, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

A common issue that comes with aging is losing your hearing. At some point or another this will happen to everyone whether it’s gradually or suddenly gone.

People over the age of 65 are estimated to experience hearing loss and half of those people over the age of 75 will have extreme hearing loss. When you are having trouble with hearing you will face many challenges such as not being able to understand what someone is saying to you, difficulty hearing doorbells or warnings, trouble with carrying on a simple conversation. Often at[…]

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  • Avocado

Avocado Health Benefits

By |May 2, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Avocados have many health benefits like fighting against obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. According to researchers at the Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, eating avocados everyday will help to lower a person’s risk of developing metabolic syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that increase your risk of heart disease, stroke, blood pressure, weight gain, and type 2 diabetes. People who have metabolic syndrome are at a higher risk than most for developing heart diseases and diabetes. This condition is characterized by blood sugar and high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure[…]

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  • Long Term Care Visits

Long Term Care Visits can keep your loved one safe

By |January 15, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Having to make the decision for a family member or loved one to go to a Long Term Care facility can be very hard. It can be difficult to find the right type of care or facility that you and your loved one feel comfortable and certain about. 

When choosing a Long Term Care facility you have to make sure the environment is safe, that they are receiving the best care possible, and that your family member or loved one feels comfortable there. The best way to monitor the care and environment[…]

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