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Alzheimer’s Association: Helping senior caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease

  Being a caregiver of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is a very demanding task. As the disease becomes more severe, helping a loved one manage basic activities of daily living such as bathing, eating, dressing, toileting, transferring and continence may become extremely difficult. Aside from these, senior caregivers also have to put up […]

What is long term care insurance? – Common facts you need to know

For those who are not familiar with LTC policies and the benefits that policy owners get from them may not understand why despite the expensive prices and rates that its monthly premiums have, some people are still willing to pay for it and the government is even encouraging more citizens to avail one for themselves. […]

Planning for Alabama Long Term Care Costs

  The annual growth rate of Alabama long term care costs over the past five years is lower than most states according to Genworth Financial’s 2012 Cost of Care Survey.  However, Alabamans should not be complacent because inflation can pull up the prices of long term care (LTC) services unexpectedly.   The cost of care […]

3 Steps in Choosing the Right Nursing Homes

Finding the perfect nursing homes require a lot of research, time and money. You cannot simply move your parents to facilities without setting standards and taking a closer look in the kind of services they offer. This may require planning but the time you spent would be worth it and can give your parents high […]

Heart Rhythm Problems of Children are Possible to Treat

Adults aren’t the only ones who can experience heart rhythm problems. Children can also feel that their heart skips a beat or it beats faster than usual. It’s just normal that parents would show their concern and make the necessary actions to have a peace of mind.  However, they should understand that not all abnormal […]

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