As long-term care costs continue to rise, long-term care insurance can help cover expenses, but long-term care insurance contracts are notoriously confusing. How do you figure out what is [...]
While you generally do not have to sell your home in order to qualify for Medicaid coverage of nursing home care, it is possible the state can file a claim against your house after you die, so [...]
Caring for an ailing family member is difficult work, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be unpaid work. There are programs available that allow Medicaid recipients to hire family [...]
A new report that combines nursing home quality data with a survey of family members ranks the best and worst states for care and paints a picture of how Americans view nursing homes.
Spouses who are turning full retirement age this year are the last group who can use a strategy to maximize Social Security benefits by choosing whether to take spousal benefits [...]
We’ve all heard the advice “It pays to shop around,” but this has never been more true than with the current market for long-term care insurance.
Having a loved one with dementia can be scary, but if you add in a firearm, it can also get dangerous. To prevent harm to both the individual with dementia and others, it is important to [...]
Technological advances have made it easier to install cameras in a loved one's nursing home room. These so-called "granny cams" have legal and privacy implications.