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Long-Term Care at Home Consumer Guide

An attorney now in his ninth decade has compiled a detailed reference for anyone needing to learn about caring for the elderly at home -- and is offering it free of charge.

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Live Up to Your Commitment to the Nursing Home, or Beware

A recent Connecticut case highlights the risk to family members of nursing home residents who don't live up to their financial com...

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Hiring a Caregiver: Should You Employ One Yourself or Go Through an Agency?

Most seniors prefer to stay at home as long as possible rather than move into a nursing home...

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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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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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has rescinded a rule issued last year that was intended to keep at least some spouses of reverse mortgage holders from being forced out of their homes when the mortgage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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