Monthly Archives: August 2015

Report: Dementia Cases to Triple by 2050

Those afflicted with memory loss is expected to triple in 35 years. Now a leading reason people require Long Term Health Care, the 100 types of dementias and the impact memory loss has on loved ones will become an even … Continue reading

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America Entering the ‘Golden Age of Caregiving’

The U.S. has entered the ‘Golden Age of Caregiving’ with more family members becoming caregivers while taking care of their own families and living their own lives. A new study shows caregivers work 1.2 billion unpaid hours creating huge burdens. … Continue reading

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Workaholics and Younger Adults Facing Higher Risk of Stroke

In 2012 U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) suffered a stroke at age 52. Research is showing that younger people are now having strokes and TIA’s and the impact of such health events can create many issues for a victim’s family. … Continue reading

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Call for Additional Tax Deduction for LTC Insurance

Additional tax deductions would make affordable Long Term Care Insurance even more affordable. A public policy group founder is calling for additional tax incentives to help consumers. Joseph Stango, founder of “Choice Centered Medicaid” is calling for additional tax benefits … Continue reading

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The Right Dog: Outstanding Addition for 50+ Empty Nester or Older Adult

Many people are looking for “something” once the kids are out of the house and now you need a new face to look at. Perhaps your older mom and dad need something to keep them active. Having the right dog can … Continue reading

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Run the Numbers: LTC Should Be Part of Estate Planning Even for Wealthy

Outstanding article considering the risks of needing Long Term Care and the costs involved. With the chance you may need extended Long Term Health Care being so high, that cost can have a huge impact on an estate even if … Continue reading

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Childless Boomers – Who Will Care for Them?

This is something I run into often so when I saw this article I just had to share. The question is: “Who Will Provide Care for Childless Boomers?” Many will grow old without family to look after them. With advances … Continue reading

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