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Insurance Industry Fighting to Remove Kennedy's LTC Plan From Health Reform

A proposal to establish a new national long-term care insurance program is under attack by the insurance industry ...

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Adult Day Care: Providing a Break for Caregivers

Caregiving is hard work and it is easy for caregivers to get burned out.

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Elder Care: The Road to Growing Old Is Not Paved

It is rare to find such a clearly written and concise guidebook to the confusing patchwork of programs, services and facilities that confront the aged in our society. 

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Federal Program Helps Nursing Home Residents Move Home

Once someone enters a nursing home, it isn't always easy to move out again ...

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Courts Reject "Urban Legend" That Medicare Nursing Coverage Requires Improvement

Two federal courts in the past two months have ruled that Medicare's coverage of skilled care does not require ...

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Why You Need to Plan for Long-Term Care

Thinking about a time when you will need help taking care of yourself is not fun. That is why most people put off discussing long-term care until it can't be ignored.

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Home Care Agencies Hiring Unqualified Caregivers, Study Finds

A new survey has shed light on the hiring practices of private home care agencies, and the news is not good ... 

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How to Reduce Long-Term Care Insurance Costs

While long-term care insurance can be a good way to pay for a nursing home stay or a home health care worker, it doesn't come cheap. 

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