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Identifying and Dealing With Financial Abuse of the Elderly

It is not uncommon for the elderly to become victims of financial abuse.They may be losing...

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Checklist: Factors to Consider in Selecting a Nursing Home

Choosing a nursing home for a family member can be one of the most difficult decisions anyone ever has to make.

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How Likely Are You to Need Long-Term Care?

Planning for retirement and deciding whether to buy long-term care insurance would be a lot easier if you knew your odds of needing long-term care, as well as at what age and for how long.

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Probe Finds Nursing Homes Are 'Dumping Ground' for Mentally Ill

In an apparent violation of federal law, states are increasingly using nursing homes to house mentally ill ...

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Assisted Living Facility Rules Vary Widely From State to State

Consumers need to understand what they are getting before they choose an assisted living facility.A new report by ...

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Retirement Home Can Force Resident to Move to Higher Level of Care

A federal court has ruled that a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) can force one of its residents...

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How to Prepare When Elderly Parents Move In With Adult Children

More and more parents are moving in with their adult children, and the trend probably won't reverse anytime soon.As...

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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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