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Elder care

Elder Abuse: Common Signs to Watch Out For

When we make the decision to move loved ones into an assisted living facility or nursing home, we're doing so thinking that it's the best option for their health and safety. Most of today's facilities are well-equipped, positive environments for seniors that improve their quality of life. However, on the […]

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Dental Issues For The Elderly

We often think of tooth loss as a natural function of aging and, to a certain degree that is true — years of wear and tear can diminish our enamel. But age alone is not the real culprit when it comes to tooth loss; rather it's our dental habits and […]

Elder care

Home Care vs. Assisted Living

As the American population ages, the number of elder care options has expanded to provide more choices for seniors. They can choose to stay in their own homes, with a range of services provided by caregivers. However, other seniors can benefit from assisted living facilities that have a number of […]

Health

Health Care Changes in the Next Decade

Think the Affordable Care Act is the biggest change to happen to health care since the polio vaccine? Just wait. Health care is going to change dramatically in the next 10 years, in ways that are going to significantly benefit everyone. Here are seven ways we predict health care will […]

Employment

The Highest Demanded Jobs In The U.S.

Despite unemployment rates remaining steady at around 7.5 percent as of April 2013, there are still industries that maintain a high demand of available jobs. If you hold certain skills, experience, and a level of education, you could find yourself coming into your dream job at just the right time. […]

Law

Medical Malpractice FAQs

If you believe a health care provider was responsible for an injury you may have suffered, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice case. While it falls under the scope of personal injury law and has similar elements as other types of injuries, medical malpractice is also unique in […]

Services

Key Advantages of In-Home Caregivers

Aging is part of life. With aging comes certain health complications. There may come a point in your life where you will require caregiving service because of overall health decline, cognitive decline, post-surgery recovery, and other factors. When such a time comes, it is important that you are prepared and […]

Elder care

Why To Choose a Private Elderly Home

At present, in many countries, the assistance offered by the state to the elderly is a precarious one, regardless of whether it is medical, financial aid or the state houses made available for the care of the elderly, where the conditions are not at least decent. The situation of the […]

Investing

Should You Get Long Term Care Insurance?

Many of us Baby Boomers have had to take care of our parents and have seen the devastating financial and emotional effects our parents having to deplete a lifetime of saving and investing to pay for these very costly (and necessary) long term care expenses. Long term care insurance is […]