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LETTER: Elder care bureaucratic costs will hurt seniors
Our parents are aging. Many of them need or will need assistance to “age in place.” For those with health problems, home “healthcare” that is subsidized by ...

Baker talks elder care, minimum wage hike
Massachusetts has come a long way in elder care since 1991, Baker said, which is when he began working for former Gov. Bill Weld. At the time, the state had no assisted living facilities and "very few home-based services" – many seniors were forced ...

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour- Medicare & Medicaid ...
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour- Medicare & Medicaid ...

Traveling The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death In 2017
Health care has geographically overlapping hospitals, insurers, and other providers, none of which are involved in community planning for elder care and often none of which are actually anchored in any particular community. Second, the preferences and ...

84-Year-Old Woman Killed in Elder Care Facility Mishap ID'd ...
84-Year-Old Woman Killed in Elder Care Facility Mishap ID'd ...

'How do I know she's being forced?': New exhibit reveals the dark underbelly of human trafficking
Where does human trafficking take place? In Russia, China, Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo and… all over the United States. Labor trafficking occurs in elder care, nail salons, babysitting. Sex trafficking is happening to runaway teens, an ...

Elder care about to get a lot more expensive
Non-medical home care service agencies operating in New Jersey have been governed by statute and regulation since 2004. However, a 2014 law, N.J.S.A. 34:8-45.1, expanded the scope of their requirements governing these businesses, adding an ...

Covenant Health adopts telemedicine for improved elder care
Here is Health Data Management's weekly roundup of new health IT contracts and go-lives. * Covenant Health, a Catholic healthcare delivery system in New England, has gone live with a telemedicine system from TripleCare at four skilled nursing ...

For Older Gays Who Might Re-Enter the Closet, a Ball Invites Them Out
Older gay and transgender people are used to hiding their bodily or sexual differences to protect themselves, said Dr. Catherine Barrett, an elder care researcher and activist. For some older gays, she said, their last experience with the health system ...

Repair Cafe hopes to combat today's throw-away mindset
Areas of expertise offered through the network run the gamut from sewing and yard work to elder care and business services. As the Repair Cafe event evolves, Dan Crowder of TimeBank said he hopes volunteers will be able to teach people how to fix their ...

JACK SIMPSON: The growing demands of caring for the elderly
Thinking ahead, children must consider future finances and set aside funds to achieve not only their own goals but requirements for elder care in the future. Check to see about compensation from Medicaid. Most elderly parents do not wish to be a burden ...

Nursing homes may get waivers to emergency generator rule
“That rule, to begin with, was nothing more than a political veneer, just to stem the tide,” said Lee, former Elder Care Ombudsman for Florida. “The governor tried to take real leadership on this, to get a rule out there and initiate the conversation ...

Elder Care: Medicare open enrollment
Check out the book, “Long Term Care Guide: Essential Tools for Solving the Elder Care Puzzle,” at the Whistlestop Bookshop or Amazon, and see Keystone's free directory of services for older adults at www.mypeaceguide.com. Keystone Elder Law has ...


 

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