Tag: long term care

Skilled Nursing Home Or Assisted Living: What Is The Difference?

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Does deciding which long term care option may be right for you or your loved one feel like an overwhelming task? Understanding the differences between the two main options, skilled nursing home or assisted living facility, can be a great way to help decide what makes the most sense for your circumstances and goals. A… Read more »

7 Tips for Encouraging Dad to Get the Help He Needs

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Have you considered the fact that Father’s Day may be the perfect time to encourage your dad to get the help he needs? Helping your dad take care of himself can be one of the best gifts you can give him. This may be especially true if he has recently been widowed or otherwise does… Read more »

7 Tips for Helping Seniors Avoid Isolation During COVID-19 and Beyond

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Have you been wondering how best to help your aging parent or other senior loved ones avoid isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic? While it can be tough to be limited in your ability to visit in person, there may be many ways to maintain connection to your loved ones and encourage them to remain connected… Read more »

5 Tips for Talking to Your Loved Ones About Long-Term Care Planning Over the Holidays

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The holiday season is often a time for families to celebrate the season. Since it may also be the only time of the year that many families are able to gather all together, however, have you considered that it can also be a good opportunity to discuss long term care planning for older or disabled… Read more »

How to Talk to Your Parents About Their Long-Term Care Planning Over the Holidays

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  The holidays are here! This is a wonderful time of the year when many of us are able to visit our family and friends. Whether it is to share a meal together, exchange gifts or tell stories from your family’s history, making time available to spend with your loved ones is always time well… Read more »

Did You Know Veterans and Their Caregivers Have Access to Long-Term Care Services?

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  As aging adults advance into their elder years, they may begin to require long-term care. This does not necessarily mean medical care, but more often assistance with basic tasks of everyday life, such as bathing, dressing, or going to the bathroom. Thankfully, the Department of Veterans Affairs offers long-term care support for eligible veterans.… Read more »

Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program

Legally married same-sex spouses of Federal employees and annuitants are now qualified relatives eligible to apply for Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program coverage, regardless of their state of residency. This is one of the latest results from the Supreme Court of the United States’ ruling in June that a portion of the federal Defense… Read more »