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28 min ago | CBC News
Tom Armstrong, with a photo of his 95-year-old father Roy. The elderly man was referred by doctors to long term care, but an assessment found he did not meet the criteria for that level of care.
3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
If you live in Detroit, you're probably going to age faster and die sooner than in other parts of Michigan.
6 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare
Advocates of tighter painkiller control are praising the recent Drug Enforcement Administration decision to impose tighter restrictions on the prescription painkiller hydrocodone, but others say that as a result, it now may be more difficult for long-term-care patients to access pain... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on your iPad, ... (more)
9 hrs ago | NH Insider
Today, Scott Brown held an "Obamacare Isn't Working" roundtable discussion with local seniors and concerned citizens to discuss the negative impacts of Obamacare's Medicare Advantage cuts.
14 hrs ago | KXII-TV Sherman
The Texoma Council of Governments announced Thursday it will receive $100,000 to go toward a new aging and disability resource center for seniors.
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley congratulates Staff Attorney/Elder Law Unit, Kyle Aisling Steller, J.D./MBA, on being selected by the New York Law Journal as one of its forty two 2014 Rising Stars.
Commissioners unanimously agreed to enter into a professional services agreement with Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott of Harrisburg, to begin the process of finding a buyer for Rest Haven.
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Wyant Woods Care Center is a skilled nursing center offering diversified levels of care, including short-term recovery and rehabilitation services and long-term care and programming.
"It's important that the amount of long term care insurance coverage you buy today can increase because care costs tend to rise over time," explains , director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance a national trade group.
When planning for retirement, boomers need to consider two scenarios: what happens to their estate when they die, and what happens to the estate if they live but aren't healthy and need to rely on others for assistance on a permanent basis.
New Hampshire Veterans Home Commandant Peggy LaBrecque is all smiles after getting splashed in the home's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Three new state laws are designed to help those in long-term care facilities and nursing homes.
About 200 workers at two Extendicare long-term care homes in the Windsor area want their employer to get back to contract negotiations with a more realistic approach to settling the ongoing labour dispute.
In what she calls her senior years, she's heading out with her own practice for the second time in her career.
Supreme Court hears Knox nursing home benefits case Can couple make unlimited transfers of assets before entering nursing home? Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1oRO8ij transfer of assets from a wife who is entering a nursing home to her husband, after she applies for Medicaid coverage, but before eligibility is ... (more)
Earlier this month talks with multinational nursing home operator Extendicare came to a halt after this highly profitable corporation failed their workers with a next-to-nothing pay increase.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 06:50 pm
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