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 ...

Protect Your Assets with a Texas Long Term Care Insurance Partnership Plan

Protect Your Assets with a Texas Long Term Care Insurance Partnership Plan
The last thing any one wants is to outspend their life savings; that’s why most of us spend so much time planning our retirement to the tee. When the need for long term care strikes, though, many people aren’t prepared. Why Plan for Long Term Care? Planning for long term care is something that is ...

Pneumonia Poses Risk In Long Term Care Facilities

Pneumonia Poses Risk In Long Term Care Facilities
Nursing home residents are often in close quarters, and despite how healthy they are when they enter, they are at a higher risk of developing infections when they are in the facility. Pneumonia is one of the most common, and is one of the highest causes of disease and mortality in nursing homes across the ...

Austin Named Top Retirement City in US

Austin Named Top Retirement City in US
Retirement is a time to relax and enjoy yourself, and Austin, Texas is one of the top spots to do just that, according to recent rankings. Cities Gain Popularity Among Seniors   The annual list released by Where to Retire magazine, “America’s 100 Best Places to Retire”, includes a number of metropolitan areas that appeal ...

Texas Ranks Worst in Nation for Nursing Home Quality of Care

Texas Ranks Worst in Nation for Nursing Home Quality of Care
Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group, recently released a report detailing the quality of nursing homes across the nation. The report found that nursing homes in the US aren’t up to the standards they should be, and for a lot of states like Texas, it’s much worse than that. Texas Receives ...

US Memory Care Announces Locations Across Texas

US Memory Care Announces Locations Across Texas
Alzheimer’s and dementia are on the rise, and the number of cases in the United States is expected to triple by 2050. A massive influx of patients is about to hit the long term care facility industry, and there aren’t enough beds to take them all… Not yet, anyway. Memory Care Gains Ground  US Memory ...

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Go Unreported in Texas

Early Signs of Alzheimer's Go Unreported in Texas
The Center for Disease Control recently published results of a survey they conducted across 21 states in the United States. The goal was to determine the span of memory loss and cognitive decline across the senior population, those aged 60 years old and up. The findings, especially for Texans, were bleak. Increased Memory Loss According to ...