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Nursing Home Residents Win Back Right to Sue

According to ElderLaw Answers:

In recent years, nursing homes have increasingly asked — or forced — patients and their families to sign arbitration agreements prior to admission. 316 more words


Understanding Long Term Care

Senior Financial Resources is the leader in wealth preservation and safe money strategies for retirees and pre-retirees. We are educators who believe in empowering through information and knowledge. 124 more words

Long Term Care Planning

What's The Plan

My family members frequently ask: “What’s the fun plan?” And I can usually come up with some good answers to that question. I hope you had some fun plans that were carried out in 2015 because the year has come to a close. 568 more words


Long-Term Care Insurance – Smart Buy or Not?

In another blog, a man in his late 60s was complaining that long-term care insurance (LTCI) he bought at age 65 was costing him $3,600 per year. 337 more words

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Elder Law at OLLI

Jan is teaching a two part course on Elder Law at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University (OLLI at Auburn).  See page 11 of the OLLI Spring 2016 catalog for the course description.   94 more words


Medicaid Processing Delays Hurt Applicants and Nursing Homes

Kansas Public Radio reports that Kansas nursing homes are being financially hamstrung by six- to eight-month delays in Medicaid approvals. If they accept residents who have not been approved for Medicaid, they may be stuck caring for them for months without being paid. 692 more words

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Incentives to Purchase Long-term Care Insurance

Long-term care insurance was originally designed to protect purchasers from the catastrophic expense associated with long-term care in a nursing home. However, over time the public has clearly voiced a preference for home care over care in an institution. 371 more words

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