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New Approach Reduces Unwanted Medical Treatments at End of Life

Nursing home patients are less likely to be subjected to unwanted medical interventions or hospitalizations under a program ...

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How Risky Is Buying a Limited-Duration Long-Term Care Insurance Policy?

More consumers are buying shorter-duration policies as a way to keep the cost of long-term care insurance affordable ...

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Company Offers Gravesite Upkeep Services Nationwide

Seniors who plan to opt for burial when they die are sometimes concerned that no one will care for their gravesite ...

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New Guide Helps Gay and Lesbian Elders Safeguard Rights

The National Center for Lesbian Rights has published a manual to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) elders ...

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Pennsylvania Nurse Charged With Assisting in Father's Suicide

In a case being closely watched by baby boomers throughout the country caring for aging parents, a Pennsylvania nurse has been charged with helping her 93-year-old father commit suicide.

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Pennsylvania Woman Acquitted of Assisted Suicide Charges

A Pennsylvania judge has dismissed assisted suicide charges against a woman who was arrested after handing her 93-year-old father a bottle of morphine.

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Tougher Reverse Mortgage Rules to Take Effect

Soon borrowers will have to pass a financial assessment before they can take out a reverse mortgage.

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How a Guardian Is Appointed

No one wants to see a loved one become unable to make decisions for him or herself.If this happens, however, the court may appoint a substitute...

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