What’s the Middle Class to Do about Rising Nursing Home Costs?

What’s the Middle Class to Do about Rising Nursing Home Costs?

The Problem According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, someone turning 65 today will have a 70 percent chance of requiring some long-term care service and support during his or her life. A woman’s average nursing home stay is 3.7 years. For men, it...
Playing the Blame Game with Nursing Homes and COVID-19 Deaths

Playing the Blame Game with Nursing Homes and COVID-19 Deaths

According to a report in the Minnesota Star Tribune, they account for more than 40 percent or approximately 45,500 of the US 115,000 COVID-19 deaths, even though nursing home residents are less than one percent of the total US population. Seema Verma, the...
Baby Boomers in the New Decade

Baby Boomers in the New Decade

According to the US Census Bureau (Bureau of Census), their numbers are estimated to be 73 million strong in 2020. The baby boom generation is comprised of those Americans born 1946-1964. This generation represents nearly 20 percent of the American public. As they...
A Guide for Purchasing Special Needs Housing

A Guide for Purchasing Special Needs Housing

Before beginning the search for special needs housing there are some tips to consider. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) website lists state and local government agencies, along with other organizations, that can help you. At the federal level,...