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Lowry: Elder-care abuse suspicious must be reported
All residential elder-care facilities in the U.S. are required to comply with the 1987 Nursing Home Reform Act, which specifies which services nursing homes must give residents and establishes specific standards for these services. The Act also ...

Many hospitals and elder-care facilities lack safety policies for therapy animals, study finds
To determine what health and safety policies are in place for animal-assisted therapy programs, researchers at the Tufts Institute for Animal Interaction at Tufts University decided to conduct a survey of hospitals, elder-care facilities and animal ...

As Congress eyes Medicaid cuts, rising costs for elder care are on Alaska's horizon
As Congress eyes Medicaid cuts, rising costs for elder care are on Alaska's horizon. pencil Author: Erica Martinson; clock Updated: 34 minutes ago; calendar Published 34 minutes ago. WASHINGTON — The number of Alaska's senior citizens is rising at a ...

The GOP's Plan to Slash Medicaid Will Hit Double for Women Who Care for Aging Parents
Daughters already provide 31 percent of all informal (that is, unpaid) elder care—the same amount as spouses and just under the combined caregiving hours of sons, children-in-law, grandkids, and other family members. About 17 percent of adults will ...

AARP survey: Elder care in R.I. is improving, but much work remains ...
AARP survey: Elder care in R.I. is improving, but much work remains ...

Who'll be there when boomers need elder care?
First, the need for elder care and how much of it adult children provide. Second, the burden of that care on adult children like Jane. Third, the number of adult children who actually provided the care and what it costs them, both now and in the future ...

Whealthcare Planning LLC Introduces Industry First Health and ...
Whealthcare Planning LLC Introduces Industry First Health and ...

Hawai'i Long-Term Elder Care Scores High
Hawai'i ranks seventh in the country when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents and people with disabilities—but more needs to be done as baby boomers (those born between the early 1940s and about 1964) reach their 80s and ...

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law: June 2017
In today's show, we're talking about retirement. How to get ready for it, and how to maintain your standard of living when you're in it. Joining us is Hank Parrott, a familiar face to Channel 5+ viewers. Hank is President of Estate & Financial ...

Advocate: Budget cuts leave Oklahoma elder care teetering
Following several years of combined federal and state funding challenges, Oklahoma's infrastructure to care for our frail elderly and disabled is facing risk of eventual collapse. As revenue cuts are made, services will be eliminated, nursing staff and ...

Sweden to invest additional 575 mln USD in schools, medical care, elder services
STOCKHOLM, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Sweden on Tuesday said it will channel an additional 575 million U.S. dollars to improve services in schools, health and elder care. In all, Sweden will invest nearly 30 billion Swedish krona (3.45 billion U.S. dollars ...

Father's Day: Where Does Dad Hang His Hat?
According to Genworth Financials' latest (2016) Elder Care survey, the average cost of an Assisted Living facility nationwide is about $43,500 annually. In Massachusetts, it's over $65,500. Start your search with the Eldercare Locator to find ...

Father's Day: Eldercare
BOSTON (CBS) – Father's Day is next Sunday. I would like to continue the series we started around Mother's Day on helping the elders in our lives. I'm sure dad would love tickets to a Red Sox's game but I am suggesting you spend some time this week ...


 

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