Nursing Homes

Why Renting is an Attractive Option for Seniors

Posted on: February 16th, 2016
Older adults now make up a significant share of tenants. Adults ages 45-64 account for 30.2 percent of tenants....

5 Mistakes With Long-Term Care Insurance

Posted on: November 24th, 2015
Long-term care (LTC) insurance rates this year were 8.6% higher than the year prior. As rates rise, planning professionals and policy holders take concerted efforts to develop care plans that effectively maximize investments and benefits to prevent the fees for LTC insurance from becoming cost prohibitive. ...

Legal Planning: Greater Costs for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

Posted on: November 17th, 2015
End-of-life treatments in particular cost 81 percent more for dementia patients than others. Cognitive impairments such as dementia and Alzheimer’s impose significant care expenses on the aging population....

Elder Care Legal Planning: Non-Financial Costs of Caregiving

Posted on: November 13th, 2015
Opting for a family caregiver might seem financially attractive. However, caregivers often carry financial and non-financial burdens as a result....

North Carolina Medicaid Changes

Posted on: October 9th, 2015
Lawmakers recently reached compromises in a few key areas and ultimately agreed to privatize North Carolina’s Medicaid program. ...

Cost of Long-Term Care in North Carolina

Posted on: August 21st, 2015
A report released earlier this year shows that North Carolina nursing home costs continue to increase alongside the premiums for long-term care insurance policies. The median cost for a NC private nursing home room is approximately $225.00 per day in 2015....
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