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News on Long Term Care continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | MarketWatch

Medical bills will eat your Social Security

Here is a stark reminder that Medicare covers only a portion of retiree medical expenses: According to a retirement health-cost index published last week, a couple retiring in 2015 with average Social Security benefits can expect medical costs to consume almost 70% of the Social Security they will receive in retirement.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Danvers, MA

2 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

What Long-Term Care Costs Now

The national median rate for a private room in a nursing home rose more than 4% last year, to $240 per day.

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Related Topix: Health

6 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

A jolt to long-term care best practices, amid the Ivy

This is going to sound terribly wrong on the face of it. There's no way around it.

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Related Topix: Health

7 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

PrismTech Appoints Soft Service as new Japanese Distributor

PrismTechTM, a global leader in software platforms for distributed systems, today announced that it had appointed Soft Service as its new Japanese distributor and value added reseller.

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Related Topix: PrismTech, Science, Computer Science, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Beach Grove Home looks to add daycare

That's the theory behind an interesting new project being explored by officials at one of the province's long-term care facilities.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

MarketWatch

Which - fixed' annuity can fix your retirement?

Stan The Annuity Man is an annuity specialist and nationally recognized annuity critic.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Health, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

The Toronto Star

Ontario's casual approach to drugging seniors with antipsychotics: Walkom

It wasn't exactly a secret. But now one of the more disturbing elements of Ontario's long-term care system is fully out in the open.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Business Journal

Dean's plan to privatize city nursing home suffers setback

A proposal to privatize a city nursing home has hit a road block after legislative inaction.

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Related Topix: Health

Lansing State Journal

MSU professor: Teaching seniors to use the Internet reduces risk of depression

Depression, a common problem for older adults, might have an easy antidote: The Internet.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Health

Forbes.com

New and Unexpected Ways to Fund Long-Term Care Expenses

Too many people think that long-term care planning is just a decision about whether to purchase long-term care insurance.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Toronto Star

Antipsychotic drugs prescribed to seniors at alarming rates, province finds

Dr. David Juurlink, who co-authored a report for the Ministry of Health, says that prescribing "dangerous" drugs such as antipsychotics and sedatives to vulnerable seniors in an effort to calm them down comes at a price.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Twin Cities Daily Planet

New NAACP Labor Chair Tee McClenty is ready to fight for jobs

Labor activist Tee McClenty, originally from Camden, New Jersey, has a long history of service and of representing labor interests.

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Related Topix: African-American, Camden, NJ, Health

Greenwich Citizen

Governor announces plan to expand Family Care

Wisconsin health officials are ready to begin expanding the Family Care program that provides in-home care to seven additional counties, but it could take as long as three years to get things ramped up.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Marinette, WI, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicaid

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

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Seven more Wisconsin counties are being added to the state's Family Care program, which provides Medicaid-funded long-term care to the elderly and disabled.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Statesman Journal

Cost of long-term care insurance rising for Oregonians

About 30,000 Oregonians who buy insurance for long-term care will see their premium rates rise, even though state regulators reduced many of the increases requested by insurance companies.

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Related Topix: Health, Oregon

The Winnipeg Free Press

When the 'golden years' turn blue

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib never intended to stick around long enough to help fellow seniors fight depression.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

Sys-Con Media

Who Can You Trust? Long-Term Care Leader Offers Four Tips for Vetting Agents Online

That's fine as far as it goes, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC , a leading national long-term care insurance solutions agency.

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Related Topix: Health, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, LinkedIn, Internet, Science / Technology

Marietta Times

Briefcase

Robin E. Yarzab has joined BrightStar Care of the Mid-Ohio Valley as its marketing director.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Marietta, OH, Marietta College, University of Northern Colorado, Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Seminars talk Obamacare, retirement

President Barack Obama signed the act into law in March 2010. Platinum Planning officials said the law will impact senior citizens and said "it's imperative you learn and understand the changes."

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Michigan, Health

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Related Topix: Uici, Insurance, Health, Marketing

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