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What If I Do Not Meet Medicaid's Asset Limit? | www.infolongtermcare.org

What If I Do Not Meet Medicaid's Asset Limit? | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Each state maintains a specific income and asset limit for Medicaid. If you cannot meet this limit, consider other options so you can still get care.
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People who were not able to prepare for their future long-term care needs resort to government programs like medicaid. However, this program has a poverty criteria which you have to pass to be able to be eligible. Check out which of your asset counts for eligibility requirement.

 

 

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Introducing LTCI to the Self-Employed | www.infolongtermcare.org

Introducing LTCI to the Self-Employed | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
One of the conditions to fulfill for deducting LTCI premiums is having a net profit as a self-employed person.
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Liftware Spoon Enables People with Parkinson's, Tremors to Dine Comfortably | www.infolongtermcare.org

Liftware Spoon Enables People with Parkinson's, Tremors to Dine Comfortably | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
The Liftware spoon automatically stabilizes during shaking so persons with Parkinson’s or hand tremors can dine with ease.
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A new breakthrough to aid long-term care dependents who are suffering from Parkinson's disease

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Men's Health Month: 7 Extra Tips for Older Adult Men | www.infolongtermcare.org

Men's Health Month: 7 Extra Tips for Older Adult Men | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
June is Men's Health Month. Learn seven health tips for older adult men that go beyond a proper diet and regular exercise.
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In the observation of celebrating Men's Health Month, here are helpful tips for adult men to avoid being a dependent of long-term care from infolongtermcare.org

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Long-Term Care Information | www.InfoLongTermCare.org

Long-Term Care Information | www.InfoLongTermCare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Learning Center  >  Long-Term Care Information on Long-Term Care According to the Department of Health and Human Services, 3 out of 4 senior citizens necessitate a mode of long-term care, such as nursing facility stay or caregiving assistance. Results…
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Tornado Hit Nursing Facility in MS, Residents Evacuated Safely | www.infolongtermcare.org

Tornado Hit Nursing Facility in MS, Residents Evacuated Safely | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Skilled care residents in Mississippi made it out safely after the recent tornado outbreak damaged their facility.
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Long-term care news and update from infolongtermcare.org

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Care Groups React to HR 4302 | www.infolongtermcare.org

Care Groups React to HR 4302 | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
The recent approval of HR 4302, or Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, caught the attention of care organizations.
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The approval of a bill to improve the country's long term care is getting lots of attention from care organization. Get to know the opinions and concerns expressed by independent care organization from HR 4302, these organization also aims to enhance long-term care services, news at infolongtermcare.org

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The Hardest Decision of All, Moving Your Loved One into a Community or Nursing Home | Alzheimer's Reading Room

The Hardest Decision of All, Moving Your Loved One into a Community or Nursing Home | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
The Hardest Decision of All, Moving Your Loved One into a Nursing Home or memory care center.

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Caring for the Caregiver: Get Connected ~ Become Empowered - Chronogram

Caring for the Caregiver: Get Connected ~ Become Empowered - Chronogram | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
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Caregiving is an enormous task, we should be able to care for ourselves first so that we can provide quality care to long term care recipients. Here's more caregiving tips and guides to help us perform our task and provide the care needed by family members and long term care recipients from infolongtermcare.org.  

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What are the Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease? | Alzheimer's Reading Room

What are the Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease? | Alzheimer's Reading Room | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Typically, early signs of Alzheimer's and dementia are missed because a person in an early stage of dementia can still do every day functions like driving a car or shopping for groceries.

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Information on Long-Term Care | www.InfoLongTermCare.org

Information on Long-Term Care | www.InfoLongTermCare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Check our learning center to find information on everything regarding long-term care, including the basics, planning options, facilities, and senior health.
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Too often, people are misguided on the facts and details about long-term care information, infolongtermcare provides precise and comprehenesive information about health, aging and long-term care.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Medicaid Expansion | www.infolongtermcare.org

3 Things You Need to Know About Medicaid Expansion | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Medicaid, the state and federal government program that can cover some long term care expenses, is expanding its coverage to more adults with insufficient income.
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We must be aware that medicaid expansion does not cuts across all states in the US, many people are relying on medicaid to cover their long-term care expenses - infolongtermcare.org

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Survey: More Americans Prefer Government LTC Programs | www.infolongtermcare.org

Survey: More Americans Prefer Government LTC Programs | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
A 2014 research survey indicates that an increasing number of American adults view government-run LTC programs favorably.
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As the demand for long-term care services increases, survey shows that more and more Americans prefer government long-term care programs rather than self-insuring or buying private long-term care insurance in a news posted at infolongtermcare.org

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Poisoning Prevention and First Aid in Home-Based LTC | www.infolongtermcare.org

Poisoning Prevention and First Aid in Home-Based LTC | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Over 90% of poisoning cases happen in residential homes , where the majority of long term care dependents prefer to stay.
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Say “Aloha” on Nursing Facility Week | www.infolongtermcare.org

Say “Aloha” on Nursing Facility Week | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
The word “aloha” is more than just an everyday greeting; it also embodies the virtues that serve as the basis of person-centered care in nursing facilities.
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Nursing facilities, also known as skilled care, skilled nursing homes play a big role to the lives of long-term care dependents -infolongtermcare.org

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Dealing with Elder Financial Abuse | www.infolongtermcare.org

Dealing with Elder Financial Abuse | www.infolongtermcare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Financial abuse should be reported promptly. It brings emotional distress and takes away funds for care services, thus putting health at risk.
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Many seniors who suffer from chronic illness and those who are in a long-term care facility experience some sort of financial abuse, learn how you can deal with them

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Long-Term Care Information | www.InfoLongTermCare.org

Long-Term Care Information | www.InfoLongTermCare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it

Learning Center  >  Long-Term Care Information on Long-Term Care According to the Department of Health and Human Services, 3 out of 4 senior citizens necessitate a mode of long-term care, such as nursing facility stay or caregiving assistance. Results…

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Long- term care is a hot topic today with millions of baby boomers approaching retirement, however, they don't find it as an interesting topic. Learn about the impact of long-term care and how you can deal with it:

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3 Delectable Recipes for Care Dependents to Relish | www.InfoLongTermCare.org

3 Delectable Recipes for Care Dependents to Relish | www.InfoLongTermCare.org | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Make your care recipient's day great through these recipes, which are both healthy and delicious.
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Maintaining the well being on a long term care recipient doesn't mean food have to be boring, it can be both delicious and healthy. Check out more long term care news at infolongtermcare.org

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Get Free Long Term Care Insurance Quotes From the Top LTCI Carriers

Get Free Long Term Care Insurance Quotes From the Top LTCI Carriers | Long Term Care Hub | Scoop.it
Get a Free Quote Long term care insurance rates can vary by as much as 90 percent from one insurer to another. Save time by requesting free, no-obligation quotes from the top insurance carriers in your area. Compare quotes to…
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Long-Term Care Information

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Learning Center  >  Long Term Care Long Term Care Information According to the Department of Health and Human Services, 3 out of 4 senior citizens necessitate a mode of long term care, such as nursing facility stay or caregiving…
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Get comprehensive and precise information about long term care and long term care insurance

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