Category: Long-Term Care


Is It Time to Move To an Assisted Living Facility or Nursing Home?

Is It Time to Move To an Assisted Living Facility or Nursing Home? As you advance in years, it may be time to consider whether leaving home and entering some type of healthcare facility is best for you. Rather than waiting until you are no longer able to act for yourself and the decision is

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Do VA Benefits Cover Assisted Living?

Do VA Benefits Cover Assisted Living? According to the U.S. Census Bureau data, there are more than 12.4 million Veterans who are 65 or older. Veterans in this group make up a significant portion of our nation’s seniors and may be entitled to benefits that can help them afford long-term care.   The U.S. Department

A Genetic Mutation May Hold the Secret to Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease

A Genetic Mutation May Hold the Secret to Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers have found a woman in Columbia with a rare genetic mutation that has protected her from developing early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, despite the fact that her brain has many neurological features characteristic of the disease. Based on the woman’s genetic profile, she should have

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House to Vote on Bill To Reduce Prescription Drug Costs for Medicare Part D Enrollees

House to Vote on Bill To Reduce Prescription Drug Costs for Medicare Part D Enrollees According to a recent article by AARP, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote in December on a bill that would lower the costs of prescription drugs for Medicare Part D enrollees. The bill, known as the Elijah E. Cummings

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How the Secure Act Could Impact Your Retirement Plan

How the Secure Act Could Impact Your Retirement Plan   The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 23, 2019. If the bill passes the Senate and is signed by President Trump, it could impact the way workers plan for retirement and manage

Medicare Part C Coverage and Enrollment: What You Need to Know

Medicare Part C Coverage and Enrollment: What You Need to Know   Last time, we discussed Medicare coverage and enrollment in general. Now let’s look at Medicare Part C in greater detail. What Does Medicare Part C Offer? As you’ll recall, Medicare Part C, also known as Medicare Advantage, is administered by private insurance companies

Alzheimer’s Disease and Planning for Long-Term Care

Alzheimer’s Disease and Planning for Long-Term Care It’s estimated that more than 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a time to show support for those struggling with this relentless disease. It’s also a good time to think about planning

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Long-Term Care Insurance | Clifford M. Cohen

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, almost 10% of the population in 2011 was 65 years of age or older. Make no mistake, our population is aging and our life expectancy is growing well beyond what any of us could have imagined. Consequently, paying for one’s long-term health care is an ever-increasing problem.  With the

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