Assisted Living and Home Care Tax Deductions

You can never know enough about taxes, especially if you're a caregiver or an adult child of a parent living in an assisted living community. In fact, when it comes to assisted living and home care,  there are numerous deductions ...

 
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States Use Limited Long-Term Care Budgets for Home Health

In these challenging economic times, states are closely scrutinizing their long-term care budgets. This has resulted in many states opting for creative care solutions using their Medicaid funding. SeniorHousingNews.com reports that one choice is shifting the money to community-based ...

 
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M.I.T. Professor Designs Virtual Retirement Community

When community resources supporting independence for seniors are often challenging for individuals to access, some creative retirees are creating their own networks.
 
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Boost Your Financial IQ: Three Financial Questions Boomers Need to Know

With the ups and downs of the economy, it’s hard to stay on track of the latest buzzwords. But if you’re a boomer, there are a few hot topics you must understand. Personal finance expert Ebong Eka, a ...

 
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Is It Too Late to Get Long-Term Care Insurance?

No matter your age or health, insurance is never a simple thing. When it comes to long-term care insurance – something which many more Baby Boomers are considering – the questions increase exponentially. Specifically: Is there a cut-off for getting long-term care ...

 
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Does the US Have an Extreme Solution for Senior Housing?

Imagine if the popular show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition renovated senior housing communities, giving them a new look and, more importantly, a financial boost? Actually, the long-term care system itself is in need of a makeover, as this recent post ...

 
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What Washington Budget Cuts Mean for Senior Living

Yes, it’s that time in Washington again. Time for the annual budget cutting and trimming that almost always includes senior living providers, investors and important community programs serving seniors. A new post from Senior Housing News affirms that 2013 is ...

 
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Senior Housing Trend Watch: Changes in the 55+ Market

The housing market has been in recovery mode over the past few years; the same has been true for the senior housing market and its various sectors. This report from Senior Housing News speaks specifically to growth in the 55+ market (...

 
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Golf Courses to Help Seniors Stay Home?

Yes, staying active keeps you healthy and independent, but it’s more than just playing golf that may help keep seniors at home.

This recent article from the DC Streets Blog outlines a proposal for transforming massive golf courses throughout ...

 
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Aging in Place Trend Watch: Homes Designed for a Long Life

A recent AARP survey, Voices of 50+ America: Dreams & Challenges, indicated that more than half of boomers view aging in place (AIP) as a major concern when it comes to the future of long term care. In addition, 49 percent of ...

 
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