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Long terrm care planning

Aging in place

Are You Prepared for Aging In Place?

‘Aging in place’ is what most of us want—to stay home in our comfortable environment as we age and receive care in the home when needed rather than moving to a nursing home or assisted living facility.

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over-medicated nursing home residents

Over-Medicated Nursing Home Residents

In addition to the assault on the resident’s dignity and the administration of drugs without informed consent, the misuse of anti-psychotic drugs can kill a senior, particularly one who suffers from dementia.

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Long-distance caretaker

What Do I Need to Know About Hospice Care?

Hospice care, which strives to relieve the symptoms and suffering caused by a terminal illness, becomes an option when a patient has been given six months or less to live. It means that choosing a hospice provider for yourself or a loved one is often a choice made under duress.

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Mom and daughter spending time together in the living room on a cloudy day

Should Mom Deed Me the House?

There are many questions that come with inheriting a piece of real estate. Do you want to live in it? Do you want to sell it? Do you have to split the property with another heir?

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