The avoidance of health care during the virus crisis is creating a ripple effect of additional health problems. Ignoring health care is not a good idea and precautions have been taken at hospitals and clinics.
Every nursing home in the U.S. will get COVID-19 testing immediately in an announcement made by the Trump Administration. Being called a historical moment that will save lives, will quickly identify residents who need isolation.
No matter where long-term care is delivered it is close and personal. There is no ‘social distancing’ when providing care. COVID-19 is presenting challenges in how care is delivered. Having choice of quality care in the future even more important than ever.
We know the difficulties caregivers face taking care of Mom or Dad or other family members. With so many people needing long-term care more families are impacted, but COVID-19 makes it even more complicated. Are you prepared?
Finding care facilities and home care options have become more complicated due to COVID-19. A new application makes planning easier for the entire family.
With the impact of COVID-19, there will be many changes in the ability of family members and how they can visit their loved ones. A San Francisco company has teamed up with Zoon to provide technology for family members to stay in touch with their loved ones.
A new study being tested on high-risk groups may become a breakthrough for COVID-19 and other viral infections. This could benefit both health care works and long-term care residents.
Is now really the time we need to be thinking Long-Term Care? Unexpected events influence our savings. Events like 9/11, the 2008 sub-prime mortgage crisis, and the current virus crisis can create losses when we least expect it.
One of the results of the virus crisis will be changes in long-term care. These changes should bring even better quality and safeguards. As more Americans need extended care, preparing is essential before retirement.