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Avoid Disagreements Between Your Power of Attorney Holder and Health Care Proxy

Because the individuals will have to coordinate your care, it is important to pick two people who will get along ...

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Seniors Often Must Fight for Medicare Home Health Benefits

Medicare is mandated to cover your home health benefits with no limit on the time you are covered.

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12 Interview Questions to Ask an In-Home Aide

Picking the right aide to care for your loved one is not easy.

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Long-Term Care at Home Consumer Guide

An attorney now in his ninth decade has compiled a detailed reference for anyone needing to learn about caring for the elderly at home -- and is offering it free of charge.

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Live Up to Your Commitment to the Nursing Home, or Beware

A recent Connecticut case highlights the risk to family members of nursing home residents who don't live up to their financial com...

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Will You Lose Medicare or Medicaid If You Leave the Nursing Home to Visit Family?

Reunions, graduations, birthdays, and holidays: Whatever the occasion, nursing home residents don't want to miss out on family gatherings, but may be afraid that they will lose Medicare or Medicaid coverage if they leave the nursing home.

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Hiring a Caregiver: Should You Employ One Yourself or Go Through an Agency?

Most seniors prefer to stay at home as long as possible rather than move into a nursing home...

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Medicare Recipients Can Now See Results of Home Health Agency Patient Surveys

Given the choice, most seniors who need help with care would prefer to remain at home rather than move  ... 

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