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Bartlesville Radio » News » Elder Care to Provide Cooling Systems
Temperatures are increasing, causing heat related illnesses or deaths to be on the rise. Jennifer Ennis from Elder Care in Bartlesville says the main concern is ...

Elder Care: Realistic options for long-term care insurance
Long-term care insurance (LTCI) is an important and valuable tool to help to preserve family wealth, while getting necessary care in response to increasing frailty. At the very least, home care becomes a statistically probable need for those who have ...

The Independent Investor: Elder Care in an Age of Confusion
Many Americans confess that they are confused when faced with the myriad Medicare choices available to them. Others are simply not planning, nor saving enough to meet the challenge of health care costs in old age. In response, a whole new industry has ...

Schmick: Elder care in an age of confusion
Many Americans confess that they are confused when faced with the myriad of Medicare choices available to them. Others are simply not planning, nor saving enough to meet the challenge of healthcare costs in old age. In response, a whole new industry ...

Elder Care Is a Looming Crisis. Hawaii Is Facing It Head-On.
But a new elder-care bill that recently passed both chambers of the Hawaii legislature looks poised to make it all the way into law. Advocates say the program it establishes will help people live up to the responsibility Hawaiians feel for their kupuna ...

Elder Care: Estate planning for previously married couples
More and more couples are not parting at death, but instead may be married multiple times. Many questions arise in these situations on both sides. Can a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement address all of your concerns? What if one spouse needs nursing ...

BRIEF-Ambea's Vardaga to run new elder-care facility
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Noem thinks new health bill will protect elder care
Congresswoman Kristi Noem says states will get Medicaid block grants, which governors can direct. Noem says the new Medicaid formula should help protect elder care. While the House has passed the American Health Care Act, the Senate is writing its own ...

Father's Day: Eldercare
BOSTON (CBS) – Father's Day is next Sunday. I would like to continue the series we started around Mother's Day on helping the elders in our lives. I'm sure dad would love tickets to a Red Sox's game but I am suggesting you spend some time this week ...

Father's Day: Where Does Dad Hang His Hat?
According to Genworth Financials' latest (2016) Elder Care survey, the average cost of an Assisted Living facility nationwide is about $43,500 annually. In Massachusetts, it's over $65,500. Start your search with the Eldercare Locator to find ...

Sweden to invest additional 575 mln USD in schools, medical care, elder services
STOCKHOLM, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Sweden on Tuesday said it will channel an additional 575 million U.S. dollars to improve services in schools, health and elder care. In all, Sweden will invest nearly 30 billion Swedish krona (3.45 billion U.S. dollars ...

Advocate: Budget cuts leave Oklahoma elder care teetering
Following several years of combined federal and state funding challenges, Oklahoma's infrastructure to care for our frail elderly and disabled is facing risk of eventual collapse. As revenue cuts are made, services will be eliminated, nursing staff and ...

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law: June 2017
In today's show, we're talking about retirement. How to get ready for it, and how to maintain your standard of living when you're in it. Joining us is Hank Parrott, a familiar face to Channel 5+ viewers. Hank is President of Estate & Financial ...

Hawai'i Long-Term Elder Care Scores High
Hawai'i ranks seventh in the country when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents and people with disabilities—but more needs to be done as baby boomers (those born between the early 1940s and about 1964) reach their 80s and ...

Whealthcare Planning LLC Introduces Industry First Health and ...
Whealthcare Planning LLC Introduces Industry First Health and ...

Who'll be there when boomers need elder care?
First, the need for elder care and how much of it adult children provide. Second, the burden of that care on adult children like Jane. Third, the number of adult children who actually provided the care and what it costs them, both now and in the future ...

AARP survey: Elder care in R.I. is improving, but much work remains ...
AARP survey: Elder care in R.I. is improving, but much work remains ...

The GOP's Plan to Slash Medicaid Will Hit Double for Women Who Care for Aging Parents
Daughters already provide 31 percent of all informal (that is, unpaid) elder care—the same amount as spouses and just under the combined caregiving hours of sons, children-in-law, grandkids, and other family members. About 17 percent of adults will ...

As Congress eyes Medicaid cuts, rising costs for elder care are on Alaska's horizon
As Congress eyes Medicaid cuts, rising costs for elder care are on Alaska's horizon. pencil Author: Erica Martinson; clock Updated: 34 minutes ago; calendar Published 34 minutes ago. WASHINGTON — The number of Alaska's senior citizens is rising at a ...

Many hospitals and elder-care facilities lack safety policies for therapy animals, study finds
To determine what health and safety policies are in place for animal-assisted therapy programs, researchers at the Tufts Institute for Animal Interaction at Tufts University decided to conduct a survey of hospitals, elder-care facilities and animal ...

Lowry: Elder-care abuse suspicious must be reported
All residential elder-care facilities in the U.S. are required to comply with the 1987 Nursing Home Reform Act, which specifies which services nursing homes must give residents and establishes specific standards for these services. The Act also ...

Clinkscales Elder Law Practice announces new care coordinator
Clinkscales Elder Law Practice, P.A. is a law firm focused on elder care issues, serving clients throughout Central and Western Kansas. The firm specializes in helping families dealing with chronic illness and has staff to lead them through the chronic ...

Thai startup ready for mass production of elder-care robot- Nikkei ...
Thai startup ready for mass production of elder-care robot- Nikkei ...

Inaugural meeting held for elder care interest group
Across the group, there were representatives from healthcare professionals to elder care specialists who work together to provide services to patients. The goal of the meeting was to promote cooperation between the organizations to create and sustain ...

Here's how much elder care costs in your state
The most expensive option for elder care is a nursing home, followed by a full-time in home health care aide and then assisted living facilities. (Nursing homes provide more comprehensive care than assisted living facilities, where residents are ...

Program Creates a Path for NYC Teens in Geriatric-Care Field
But for a group of New York City teenagers participating in an unusual workforce development program, a few weeks of hard work now could pay off in a big way later—with a job. The year-round program at the New Jewish Home, an elder-care nonprofit with ...

State, former elder care advocate reach settlement
A former state official, who was fired for allegedly unlawfully releasing records of boarding home conditions to a newspaper, has reached an out-of-court settlement with the administration of Gov. Susana Martinez. Terms of the deal weren't immediately ...






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