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1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

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, Personal Finance, Health, Social Security

1 hr ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

The Best Of Times

More than 2,800 people in the community now know it is The Best of Times as they age into their senior years.

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Related Topix: Health, Marketing

4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

The Medicaid Look Back Period Explained

One of the most misunderstood aspects of Medicaid is the look back period for asset transfers and how that affects eligibility for elderly people in need of long-term healthcare.

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

8 hrs ago | JD Supra

New Federal Fire Safety Regulations Could Mean Changes for Health Care Facilities

On April 16, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published proposed rules that would amend the fire safety standards for hospitals, long-term care facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, hospice inpatient and many other health care facilities that participate in the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

10 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

Expert panel provides tips for senior care

Health care, legal and financial concerns were among the topics discussed Tuesday night at an expert panel discussion on senior care presented by the Conway Regional Women's Council.

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Related Topix: Medicare

11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Pay the Maine nursing homes, but don't forget the fight to keep seniors independent

Residents of the Friendship Village retirement home pet a miniature horse called Turnabout while others observe on July 19, 2014, in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, Health, AARP, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

13 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Illinois patients continue nursing home care waits

Lee Enterprises Newspapers' Springfield bureau reports that the review by Auditor General William Holland shows a backlog.

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Related Topix: Health

13 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Some Illinois patients have waited over 90 days for decisions on nursing home care

According to an Illinois audit, over half of those seeking state-paid nursing home care have been waiting for a decision on their cases for over 90 days.

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Related Topix: Health

14 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

Passages: What is the long term care system?

Passages Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program announces the next Savvy Seniors event focusing on the Long Term Care System, scheduled 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 12 at the Lakeside Pavilion, 2565 California Park Drive, Chico.

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Related Topix: Health, Chico, CA

14 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Long Term Care Insurance

Question: I would like your opinion about long term care insurance. I am 61, female, divorced with no children.

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Related Topix: Health

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ladenburg Thalmann acquires insurance brokerage for $42M

The Miami-based investment banking, asset management and securities brokerage firm has not previously worked as an insurance broker.

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Related Topix: Health

18 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

People & Places

Herndon High School sent 27 band students along with their director, Kathleen Jacoby , on a three-week European tour with the American Music Abroad Tour Group.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Family, Kids, Oral Cancer, Health

22 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

West end hospital overhaul nears completion

A major overhaul of Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare's Tayfour Campus will soon be complete after tying a few loose ends and adding signage.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 31, 2014

City Of Guelph

The Elliott becomes the long-term care home for Guelph

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has approved the City of Guelph's request to transfer its municipal long-term care home responsibility from Wellington Terrace in Centre Wellington, to the Elliott Long-Term Care Home in Guelph.

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Related Topix: Health

Sys-Con Media

Genworth Financial Provides Additional Disclosure On Long Term Care Insurance

Many of the company's investors have asked for additional information about the last in-depth review of the claims reserve, which was conducted in 2012.

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Related Topix: Health, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Town Talk

'Nightmare bacteria' spread in Southeast

Superbugs known as CRE - called "nightmare bacteria" by federal health officials because they are deadly and virtually untreatable - are skyrocketing in the Southeastern USA, new research shows.

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Related Topix: Duke University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, MRSA, Health

Fox News

With life expectancy continuing to increase, the likelihood that...

Health care is one of the biggest expenses in retirement and also the most unpredictable, which makes planning for it difficult.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Business News

Sys-Con Media

Prism Medical Reports Officer Appointment

As part of the Company's restructuring plan, George Chiarucci, Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving the Company at the end July.

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Related Topix: Health

Business Journal

Carondelet parent puts KC facilities in new unit

When Ascension Health, the parent company of Carondelet Health, sold its two Kansas City-area hospitals, it held on to three long-term care facilities.

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Related Topix: Health, St. Mary's, AK

Statesboro Herald

Why you must have life insurance

Life insurance isn't just for married couples with children. The need for life insurance is much broader.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Health

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