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'Who Moved My Dentures?'

The general perception of long-term care facilities is of places to be avoided at all costs.

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Reverse Mortgages: The Basics

Reverse mortgages make it possible for house-rich but cash-poor elders to use their housing equity to pay for home care while they remain in the home, or to use the money for anything else. 

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Medicare's Observation Policy Comes Under Scrutiny

Medicare is launching a pilot program to determine whether relaxing its payment rules can help patients who require nursing home c...

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Nasty, Brutish & Long: Adventures in Old Age and the World of Eldercare

A psychologist with years of experience treating nursing home residents reveals the bureaucratic and sometimes heartless world behind the cosmetic facades of places with names like "Pleasant Manor," and reflects on how care at the end of life could be made more humane.

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Can't Afford a LTC Insurance Policy? Consider Cutting the Length of Coverage

Most people can't afford to buy a gold-plated long-term care insurance policy that offers a large daily benefit ...

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Georgia ElderLawAnswers Member Attorney Wins Fiction Writing Contest

ElderLawAnswers member attorney Kimberly Harris has won the State Bar of Georgia’s annual fiction writing contest. 

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The Complex Modern Family Requires a New Planning Model, Book Argues

A new book suggests that planning for elder care and a loved one's death are especially important for today's complex modern families.

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Making the Golden Years Golden

As we age, new issues confront us -- from where to live to who can provide care to how to avoid scams. This book addresses these issues and offers practical advice and tips to help navigate the senior years.

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