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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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Retiring Abroad with a Long-Term Care Insurance Policy

As more people consider retiring abroad, questions are arising about how an overseas retirement will affect long-term care insurance benefits.

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Protecting Your House After You Move Into a Nursing Home

While you generally do not have to sell your home in order to qualify for Medicaid coverage of nursing home care, it is possible the state can f...

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The Different Ways Lawyers Can Charge for Their Work

Lawyers’ fees vary greatly and their systems of charging fees vary as well.  

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Feds Rescind Rule Protecting Some Reverse Mortgage Non-Borrowing Spouses

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has rescinded a rule issued last year that was intended to keep at least some spouses of reverse mortgage holders from being forced out of their homes when the mortgage holder dies.  Instead, these spouses will have more time before the foreclosure process begins.

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New Study Finds Financial Abuse of Elderly Is Costly and Vastly Underreported

Elder financial abuse costs older Americans more than $2.6 billion a year, but for each case of abuse reported...

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Followup Study Finds Financial Abuse of Elderly Is on Rise

Elder financial abuse is now costing older Americans $2.9 billion a year, a 12 percent rise from two years ago ...

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Mickey Rooney Headlines Senate Hearing on Confronting Growing Problem of Elder Abuse

Financial and other forms of elder abuse are increasing, but the resources to combat them are not keeping pace ...

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