Category Archives: Assisted Living

The New Florida Medicaid Managed Care Program for Long-Term Care is Coming to Pinellas County

Florida Medicaid has changed the way it will deliver long-term care services to most of its participants.  This is a statewide change that is being introduced around the state region by region.  Pinellas County is part of Region 5 which … Continue reading

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Estate Planning Should Include A Look At Long-Term Care Insurance

When people come in to talk about their estate plans, they expect to talk about what happens when they die.  In fact, that is what motivates many of them think about putting together an estate plan in the first place.  … Continue reading

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Longer Life Expectancies Mean More Families Are Dealing With Dementia

What could be the down side to modern medicine finding more and more ways to help us live longer?  The fact that living longer doesn’t always mean living better.  For instance, the longer we live, the higher our chances of … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village…

A recent article titled “Aging Americans Can Stay Home With Aid of Villages” describes one way that aging adults are finding the assistance they need to let them safely stay in their homes and neighborhoods. They are joining Villages. In … Continue reading

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Yes, It Can Happen To You (Not Just Your Neighbor)

It is understandable that none of us want to think about being incapacitated one day. There is nothing wrong with wanting to be independent and able to take care of ourselves for our whole life.  However, the danger exists in … Continue reading

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National Assisted Living Week

The week of September 11-17, 2011 has been designated as National Assisted Living Week by the National Center for Assisted Living (“NCAL”).  NCAL has been celebrating National Assisted Living Week since 1995. The theme for this year’s National Assisted Living … Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Parent Can No Longer Safely Live At Home

You probably won’t be surprised to hear that many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as they age, or in other words, to age in place.  In an article titled “Seniors Want to Age at Home, Not in … Continue reading

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