If you are over 50 or look older, you have heard age jokes - or worse. Ageism is real. The 'ok boomer' attitude makes it harder to navigate today's world.
Helping a dementia patient move requires careful planning, a lot of patience, and understanding. Preparing your loved one makes the process easier. Finding the right type of long-term care is also essential.
North Carolina sees population growth as it has become a retirement destination for many in the U.S. Increasing demand for long-term care is raising costs.
We often forget about the mental health challenges we face when we need long-term care, or a family member is receiving care. The COVID-19 virus crisis has made this much worse.
What is old is new again. This is true of quilting. Many people are looking for new hobbies, and many people have started to learn quilting. Keeping your mind and body active is always important, and quilting can fit the bill and be fun as well.
Reverse mortgages can fund long-term care, LTC Insurance, provide retirement cash flow, and even get you your dream retirement home - if you're 62 or older, this is an option.
One of the top reasons people require long-term care is Alzheimer's and related dementia. FDA's approval of a new drug could show promise.
Greater demand for long-term care services means home health agencies and long-term care facilities are creating jobs to fill these demands. Higher wages will mean higher costs in the future.
Language barriers adversely impact the quality of long-term health care. Most people speak English in the U.S., but many languages are spoken in the U.S., Canada, and the rest of the U.K.