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Study Finds That the Need for Long-Term Care Insurance May Be Overstated

A new study by Boston College's Center for Retirement Research indicates that purchasing long-term care insurance makes financial sense for fewer individuals than was previously believed. 

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Caregiver Contracts: A Growing Planning Trend for Families

Many people are willing to voluntarily care for a parent or loved one without any promise of compensation.Even so, ...

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The Different Ways Lawyers Can Charge for Their Work

Lawyers’ fees vary greatly and their systems of charging fees vary as well.  

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Who Will Benefit from the New Medicare Policy Change?

This ruling could have a profund impact on the lives of Medicare beneficiaries who need the care of a skilled professional ...

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Always Put Caregiver Contracts in Writing

When hiring a caregiver, it is important to put the contract in writing.If you don't it can affect your Medicaid benefits.

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Cost of Private Nursing Home Room Now Averaging $87,600

The median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased 4.4 percent to $87,600 a year, according to the 2014 edition of a Cost of Care survey that the insurer Genworth conducts each year. 

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Cost of Private Nursing Home Room Now Averaging $91,250

The median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased 4.2 percent to $91,250 a year, according to...

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Nursing Home Care Costs Are Only Slightly Higher in 2016

The median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased slightly to $92,378 a year, up 1.24 percent from 2015, according to Genworth's 2016 Cost of Care survey, which the insurer conducts annually.

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