Caregivers United Event Planned for June in San Angelo

Caregivers United Event Planned for June in San Angelo
A Caregivers United event in San Angelo Texas planned for mid-June aims to help Texans better understand the issues surrounding long term care and caregivers in the industry. Event Details The event is being held by the Area Agency on Aging and will take place at 11:45 a.m. June 13 at the Concho Valley Council of ...

Memory Care Facility Opens in Austin

Memory Care Facility Opens in Austin
A new memory care assisted living facility opened in Austin, Texas this month. Facility Accommodates Growing Population The epidemic of Alzheimer’s sweeping the nation isn’t going to get better anytime soon. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates Alzheimer’s and other cases of dementia will triple by 2050, affecting more than 15 million Americans. This explosion in cases has led ...

Just How Expensive is Long Term Care in Texas?

Just How Expensive is Long Term Care in Texas?
The cost of Long Term Care in the United States has steadily risen in the past decade. Nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and in-home care services are now more expensive than ever. Fortunately for Texans, Long Term Care costs in the Lone Star State are still significantly lower than the national averages. The Texas Advantage ...

Long Term Care Funding “Important” to Texans Age 50 and Up, Survey Says

Long Term Care Funding
A survey released by AARP details the attitudes held by Texans age 50 and up regarding Long Term Care. LTC Should be a Priority According to the survey, 62% of Texans surveyed believe funding for Long Term Care in Texas should be increased. This comes at a time when the need for Long Term Care ...

Texas Alzheimer’s Cases to Increase One-Third By 2025

Texas Alzheimer's Cases to Increase One-Third By 2025
The number of Alzheimer’s cases in Texas is estimated to increase by one-third by the year 2025, according to the 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures report. Alzheimer’s and Seniors in Texas There are currently 2.6 million seniors living in Texas and that number is expected to double by 2030. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of ...

Low Medicaid Reimbursement Rate Affecting Long Term Care in Texas

A recent survey conducted by the Texas Coalition for Long Term Care Business (CLTCB) found that 61.4% of companies with nursing homes as customers have seen a decrease in purchasing from those nursing homes in the past year. Why Is This Happening? Nursing homes and other long term care facilities in Texas are currently suffering ...