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Drugs, Dementia and Nursing Homes – Forbes

April 27, 2012

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Why do we want to age well in our own homes or, if necessary in the homes of loved ones? Here is a good article in Forbes and, in addition, some information for us to consider from Texas. According to the State of Texas, based on quality indicators from 2001-2010, Texas nursing facilities worsened for […]

Long-Term Care: Your Hospitals New Priority

April 17, 2012

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From Hospitals and Health Networks comes a story we can only hope plays out in the long run.  With the new penalties on readmissions and the focus the Accountable Care Act has brought to  waste and inefficiency in the healthcare system we need a renewed focus on the long-term needs of the patient.  If someone is […]

Leading Long-Term Care Insurers Premiums Soaring

March 24, 2012

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This is not good news for those Seniors who are trying to protect assets with Long-Term Care Insurance.  I am working on a post about aging in place and how we all need to realistically look at our resources and assets.  Careful asset preservation helps us age in the least restrictive environment possible, hopefully at […]