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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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Major Long-Term Care Insurance Carrier Leaving Individual Market

Prudential Financial, Inc., says it will stop selling individual long-term care insurance policies ... 

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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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has rescinded a rule issued last year that was intended to keep at least some spouses of reverse mortgage holders from being forced out of their homes when the mortgage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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Study Finds That Elder Abuse Is More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

A new study has found alarming rates of undetected elder abuse, neglect and exploitation ...

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Tips for Preventing, Detecting, and Reporting Financial Abuse of the Elderly

As the economy worsens, incidences of elder financial abuse are reportedly on the rise.

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