Texas Ranks at Bottom for Long Term Care Quality

Texas Ranks at Bottom for Long Term Care Quality

Texas comes in at the bottom when it comes to long term and nursing home care in the United States, according to a recent report released by AARP.

Long Term Care Scorecard

With an increase in both the cost of long term care and the demand for it, some states are struggling to keep an effective long term care system in place. An increase in patients and a declining availability of caregivers has led to greater financial burden on the states and some are doing a better …

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Long Term Care Educational Series to be Held in Houston

Long Term Care Educational Series to be Held in Houston

As we age, we are constantly faced with change, but possibly none as overwhelming as the change that comes with waning health. Long term care is a common part of retirement and considering 7 in 10 American seniors will need long term care at one point, you’d think it would be a common part of retirement planning, too. Sadly, it is not.

Long Term Care Education

The decisions that come along with aging, retirement, and long term care can be overwhelming if you aren’t sure where to …

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5 Long Term Care Myths You Need to Know

5 Long Term Care Myths You Need to Know

Planning for retirement takes time and understanding of the various factors that may affect your ability to avoid outliving your savings. There are several myths that abound regarding retirement, specifically health care in retirement, which often hinder people from making the best decisions people when it comes to their finances.

It’s important to be aware of these myths and recognize the reasoning behind them and the truth of the situation, instead. When it comes to long term care, there are five main myths that you need …

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Texas Announces Plans to Combine Medicare and Medicaid Benefits

For people who receive both Medicare and Medicaid benefits from the state of Texas, things might be getting a whole lot easier. The state of Texas just received approval from the federal government to test an idea that would combine the delivery of Medicare and Medicaid benefits to individuals enrolled in both programs.

Why the Change?

Officials say that the combination of the two services could help make it simpler for enrollees to receive their benefits while also potentially reducing costs for both the state and federal …

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