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3 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

Also in the news for July 29, 2014 . . .

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would target improved care coordination for seniors, also adding it under the Older Americans Act.

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8 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

This Is the Secret to Getting Good Long Term Care Insurance

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Related Topix: Health, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers

9 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Schumer: Over 40k Long Islanders with Disabilities Face Huge Financial Burden

July 29, 2014 - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called for passage of bipartisan legislation that would create tax-advantaged savings accounts for family members of individuals with long-term disabilities, like Down Syndrome, Autism and Fragile-X, to help them better afford the cost of care and save for the future.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Long Island, KS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Health

13 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

House bill would define, promote coordinated long-term care services

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would target improved care coordination for seniors, also adding it under the Older Americans Act.

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Related Topix: Health, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

13 hrs ago | MarketWatch

How annuities profile potential buyers

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

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Related Topix: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

Miami nursing home celebrates 70 years and four generations

The Floridean Nursing and Rehabilitation Center turned 70 this year, still being run by the fourth generation of the founding family.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Medicine, Nursing, Health

Forbes.com

Changing Family Caregiver Dynamics Ramp Up the Importance of Long-Term Care Planning

When planning for retirement, clients often list long-term care as a primary concern.

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Related Topix: Health, AARP, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Alzheimer's

JD Supra

OIG Determines $4.3 Million Improperly Paid to LTCHs for Interrupted Stays in 2010 and 2011

Beneficiaries in LTCHs tend to have more complex medical conditions and, as a result, LTCHs are the most expensive post-acute care setting.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health

Prince Albert Daily Herald

COLUMN: Dr. Colleen M. Flood - July 26, 2014

The latest Commonwealth Study ranked Canada's health care system a dismal second to last in a list of 11 major industrialized countries.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health, Opinion

US News & World Report

Workplace Benefits That Are Disappearing

Even though the economy has improved significantly since the recession, some companies continue to cut benefits for employees.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois

MarketWatch

The medical bills that hit retirees hardest

If you're trying to estimate health-care expenses in retirement, a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation highlights some important numbers.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicare

The Windsor Star

Personal support workers say wage hike is "a start"

WINDSOR, ONT.:JULY 25, 2014 -- Millie Hickson, personal support worker and chief steward for SCIEU, is pictured outside her home, Friday, July 25, 2014.

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News Observer

Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins

As baby boomers ebb out of the workforce and into retirement, financial advisers are helping wind down their clients' careers by preparing them for soon-to-be-reduced incomes.

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Related Topix: University of Southern California, Pension, Health, Social Security

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio ranks near bottom on long-term care

Ohio ranks 44th among states in meeting the long-term-care needs of its older and disabled residents, according to a recent scorecard by AARP.

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Related Topix: Health, AARP, Washington DC, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Brandon Sun

Majority say health will be biggest retirement expense: BMO poll

The Bank of Montreal report, titled "Living to 100: The Four Keys to Longevity," found that 74 per cent of those recently polled foresee medical costs as their biggest expense in their senior years.

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Related Topix: Bank of Montreal, Banking, Financial Services, Health, North America, Canada, World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Monster.com

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Related Topix: Monster, Human Resources, Medicine, Nursing, Health

St. Albert Gazette

Becoming a Burdzy

In 2013, the provincial government announced the Michener Centre in Red Deer would be shut down and the remaining 125 residents would be moved to long-term care and supportive living facilities.

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Related Topix: Health

Morningstar

50 Must-Know Statistics About Long-Term Care

Perhaps you've bitten the bullet and purchased long-term care insurance, or decided to pay out of pocket for long-term care.

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Related Topix: Health, Alzheimer's, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicaid, Medicine, Nursing, Medicare

The Chronicle Herald

Health minister rules out mandatory flu shots - for now

Nova Scotia Health Minister Leo Glavine says the province will not require health-care workers to get flu shots for this coming flu season.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza

The Times

Financial fundamentals: You're ready to retire, now what?

As I get older, it seems I also have more and more friends and clients who are asking for retirement advice.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension, Social Security, Health

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