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Circles of Care: How to Set Up Quality Home Care for Our Elders.

Most seniors, given a choice, would prefer to remain at home rather than go to a nursing home.

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Scorecard Ranks States on Long-Term Care Services

A new report ranks states on the quality and accessibility of their long-term care services and concludes there is a lot of room for improvement.

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How to Vote While in a Nursing Home

Although voting is the hallmark of a democracy, it isn't easy if you are in a long-term care facility.

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2009 Long-Term Care Insurance Prices Rise Slightly, Range Widely

A 55-year-old individual considering long-term care insurance protection can expect to pay $723 a year if married or $1,060 if single, according...

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New Rules Would Give Home Health Care Workers Wage Protections

The Obama Administration is proposing to extend minimum wage and overtime protections to home health care workers ...

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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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Bankers Life Long-Term Care Insurance Policyholders Report Problems Getting Paid

Buying long-term care insurance is supposed to be a good thing--it means you are prepared to meet your long-term care needs...

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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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