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Paying for Long Term Care- Are You Prepared?

Americans are doing little to prepare for long term care and are not very concerned.  Maybe they don’t need to be concerned, but they should be terrified!  A recent poll released by AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, and reported in the national media, verified a major factor contributing to the long term care funding crisis in this… View Article

Alternatives to Assisted Living

An assisted living facility is a senior housing option for those who require assistance in their daily lives but do not need 24-hour-a-day skilled nursing care. However, not everyone will need an Assisted Living, no matter how long they live, but may end up there by default, not knowing there are alternatives. To put the… View Article

Best Assisted Living in Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland is only 40 miles northeast of Washington, DC. There are many elements making this city of some 620,000 residents an intriguing place to call home. In addition to an abundance of restaurants, shopping opportunities, entertainment venues and educational outlets, many are drawn to the long and intricate history of the town. Established in… View Article

Best Assisted Living in Columbus

Ohio’s capital, and largest city, Columbus, OH, is a college town with all the activity and opportunities that entails. International cuisine, varied forms of entertainment and educational opportunities are everywhere, making it a popular choice for retirees seeking a stimulating home. Anyone looking for a physical or mental workout and an overall healthy way of… View Article

Best Burial Insurance for Seniors

No one likes to think about death, but it’s a reality for everyone at some point, and planning for it takes a lot of stress from our loved ones. For those left behind, finding money for a funeral isn’t always easy. Parting, the funeral home comparison website, gives the average cost of a funeral between… View Article

Stages of Alzheimer’s: What Happens to People with Alzheimer’s Disease?

More than five million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Meanwhile, someone new develops the disease every 66 seconds. Alzheimer’s is now the country’s sixth leading cause of death, and a whopping one in three seniors will die with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of… View Article

Will Hillary Clinton’s Plan to Cure Alzheimer’s by 2025 Work?

A startling 5.4 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease.¹ Not only can Alzheimer’s be horribly debilitating, but it’s also the only disease that’s in the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. that can’t be prevented, cured or slowed down. Something needs to be done to help the millions of Americans who are predicted… View Article

New Study Finds Correlation Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JIC) found a correlation in both diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.  Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine found that elevated blood glucose levels stimulate the amyloid-β (Aβ) peptide, which is a key factor implicated in sufferers of Dementia (and specifically those with Alzheimer’s disease). While the relationship… View Article