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2 hrs ago | Common Dreams
The high cost of housing is making it difficult for older Americans to pay for vital needs, including healthcare and food, and forcing them to live in financial insecurity into their old age, finds a recent report by Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies. Entitled "Housing America's Older Adults-Meeting the Needs of An Aging Population," the study notes that the population of older adults in the U.S. is rapidly growing, with those aged 50 and over expected to reach 132 million by 2030.
6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
Shares have fallen by about 20% over the past few months, mainly because of a less-than-impressive quarterly report. However, there are a few points from Genworth's latest conference call that prospective investors should know about.
10 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News
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13 hrs ago | WTOV9
State officials say Ohio has met a key benchmark in providing long-term-care services for older and disabled residents. The Columbus Dispatch reports that the state exceeded a goal of spending at least 50 percent of its Medicaid long-term-care budget on home- and community-based services.
It's no secret: None of us are getting any younger, and more people who are growing old are living longer than ever before. But what most of us tend to shove to the back of our minds is the cost of getting old - a price tag that only gets bigger with each passing year beyond retirement age.
By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer Deborah Hilliard, 57, of DuBois, who is accused of stealing from her late mother, had all charges bound over for court following a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge James Hawkins yesterday in DuBois. Hilliard is accused of stealing her mother, Bertha Smeltzer's retirement money and using Smeltzer's Discover credit card for her own personal purposes instead of using them to pay for her mother's care at the DuBois Nursing Home and pay her prescription drug costs.
Leominster Housing Authority Executive Director Gene Capoccia and Montachusett Home Care Corporation Executive Director Gregory Giuliano signed an agreement to provide elder care to all residents of the Lapierre East building on Spruce Street Friday morning. Resident Irene Belrose, 92, listens to the answer to one of her questions after the signing of the agreement.
When continuing care beds do not exist, alternate-level-of-care patients are slapped with the unfortunate moniker "bed blockers" for occupying the far more costly acute-care beds in hospitals. Our Alberta hospitals are overflowing with alternate-level-of-care patients.
Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, who chairs the Assembly Aging and Long-Term Care Committee, announced the sixth installment of the "Faces of Aging" informational hearing series, "Role Reversals: When Men Become the Caregivers." The Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care is conducting a series of informational hearings to explore the intersection of California's rapidly aging population, its increasing diversity, and the competencies necessary to meet future needs.
Bethel adds satellite campus in Cleveland New site results from partnership with Life Care Centers of America Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/education/2014/09/12/bethel-adds-satellite-campus-cleveland/15547193/ A partnership between Life Care Centers of America and Bethel University will result in the establishment of a Bethel satellite campus in Cleveland, Tennessee. The satellite campus will be housed in the former First Tennessee Bank property on Raider Drive in Cleveland.
A need for space and a changing health care environment are driving the expansion of Primary Children's Hospital , which is set to open in early October. The 240,000-square-foot addition, connected to the existing hospital with a 300-foot skybridge over Mario Capecchi Drive, brings six levels including 67 new exam rooms and dozens of offices that will house faculty and clinicians from 40 University of Utah departments.
When it comes to health, wealth and happiness, it turns out the first - health - is the key ingredient to achieving the other two. Yet healthcare costs are seldom factored into traditional retirement planning models.
Mayoral candidate Jeff Huska used his latest campaign announcement to push for reduced parking rates at Health Sciences North. File photo Mayoral candidate Jeff Huska said this week the city could be doing more to advocate for lower parking fees at Health Sciences North.
SE Valley senior-care demand pushing availability Healthier, working longer, many Americans retire well off, wanting upscale senior facilities Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1tHVR0B Stories of senior citizens getting lost, placing a dog dish with a hot dog and no water on a stove, causing damage while driving, falling down and unable to get up create worrisome pictures of aging, especially for their adult children. Not all seniors, however, face memory loss and dementia that might endanger their lives and perhaps others' as they age.
The senior market in America represents a prime target for financial planners and insurance agents for many reasons. Long-term care , estate planning and asset management are just some of the lucrative services needed by the elderly, and a growing number of financial planning professionals and firms are able to specialize exclusively in this segment of the population.
Indiana legislators need a change in course on ethics Indiana legislators need a change in course on ethics Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1rYPlq7 Rep. P. Eric Turner's fall from legislative grace comes not a day too soon. It will have come too late, however, if it doesn't produce an ethics overhaul for the Indiana General Assembly.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:21 pm
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