Geriatric Managers in High Demand

Geriatric Managers in High Demand

A professional geriatric care manager tends to a senior’s unique health care situation rather than being responsive to a particular age. The truth is aging is a complex, highly individualized process, and a geriatric care manager (GCM) may be appropriate at age...
Prepare For the Care of Your Aging Parent

Prepare For the Care of Your Aging Parent

It is essential to prepare for providing care for an aging parent to be successful. Whether you need basic information about eldercare resources and services, are looking for a local agency to provide those services, or have worries about legal documents or how to...
What Are the Effects of Stimulus Payments on Medicaid?

What Are the Effects of Stimulus Payments on Medicaid?

The federal government has issued stimulus payments to most Americans as part of the coronavirus pandemic recovery effort. This money is paid to ease the pain of the Covid pandemic and to jump-start the economy. The stimulus money should have arrived in the same way...
Opportunities for Wartime Veterans

Opportunities for Wartime Veterans

In the past, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released eligibility rules for the VA pension program. VA pension, a tax-free monthly cash benefit, is available to wartime Veterans who served at least 90 days of active duty service with 1 day during a declared...
This Year’s Urgent Priority: Affordable Long-Term Care

This Year’s Urgent Priority: Affordable Long-Term Care

The challenges ahead are many as AARP reports that the population age 85 plus, the most likely to need long-term care, will more than triple between 2015 and 2050. Elected leaders must rethink institutional care and its affordability and make improvements while...
Understanding the Coming Collapse of Long-term Care Insurance

Understanding the Coming Collapse of Long-term Care Insurance

Routine estimates predict that about 50 percent of older adults will require long-term care at some stage of their lives. If you are an adult 65 or more, the percentage moves up to 70 percent. However, the demand for long-term care far outnumbers an affordable or even...