Attention Aging Advocates, Below you will find a great resource that Senior Staff Attorney, Amber Christ of Justice in Aging, shared with us today from Community Catalyst: http://www.communitycatalyst.org/resources/publications/document/Impact-of-Medicaid-Per-Capita-Caps-on-LTSS.pdf This information deals specifically with the impact to LTSS (Long-Term Services and Supports) by per capita caps.
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Stop 100 people over 65 on the street and ask them if they will ever need to go to a nursing home and 99 will say, “No!” Folks tend to equate long term care insurance with nursing homes, but there are other aspects of long term care. Home care, assisted living, adult day care and … Continue reading
From my experience in working with seniors, here are the five most offered reasons why people have not purchased long term care. In most cases, the reasons are not valid. It’s not that they don’t make any sense; it is due to lack of information. So here are the big five along with some insights … Continue reading
The feeling of neglect has been a part of human life. Since childhood we have had the feeling of being neglected which is being compensated by the love and care of our parents. This essay will try to understand about the same feeling for the elderly. This nursing essay tackles one of the most common … Continue reading
Long term care planning can save you a lot of time and money. By planning in advance, you are taking care of the possibility that you or someone you love may no longer have the ability to take care of… Long term care planning can save you a lot of time and money. By planning … Continue reading
by George Lauer For a couple decades now, advocates for seniors and aging Californians have warned that long-term care problems will get larger and more numerous if government and health industry officials don’t make some policy changes. Three new reports are turning up the pressure on policymakers: A report titled, “A Shattered System: Reforming Long-Term … Continue reading