Long-Term Care

The Couple's Guide to Medical Expense Planning in Retirement | Investopedia

Medical expense planning is an important part of overall planning for retirement. While many elements of health insurance are based on the …

Retirement

Crown seeks 3 months jail time for worker who punched elderly man in head

'I admit all my guilt and I will accept what sentence your honour imposes,' says defendant<p>A personal support worker caught on video repeatedly …

Crime

Why You Probably Aren't Thinking Enough About Your Legacy

Every family’s financial plan is unique, but most investment strategies are organized quite similarly. Instead of using “risk tolerance” as the …

Trading

New training to prevent elder abuse at city-run care homes

Training will be implemented at all four city-run long-term care homes<p>The city plans to overhaul training and procedures around abuse of residents at …

Health Care

Seniors Are Less Happy in Retirement Than Ever Before. Here’s How to Avoid a Similar Fate -- The Motley Fool

A disturbing number of retirees aren't enjoying their golden years. And that's really a shame.<p>Many workers look forward to retirement and the ability …

Retirement

This Far Right Freakout Showed Transphobia Isn't Just About School Bathrooms

Somehow, my bill to protect elderly LGBT people became the latest fodder for a right-wing bathroom freakout.<p>When it comes to attacks from the extremes of the conservative movement, I thought I’d seen it all: I’m a gay, liberal California state senator representing San Francisco, who pushes …

LGBTQ

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Consultations on city's long-term care homes begin

Wednesday session at Carleton Lodge intended for key stakeholders at long-term care homes, city says<p>The first of several consultations at city-run …

Health Care

Quebec injects $36M for extra baths, hygiene care in long-term care centres

New funds will help hire 600 full-time attendants, says Health Minister Gaétan Barrette<p>New provincial funding dedicated to hygiene care will ensure …

Canada

Where Should You Retire? These 5 Factors Will Help You Decide -- The Motley Fool

Are you undecided about where to retire? To make sure you select the right destination for your golden years, consider these five factors.<p>Whether …

Retirement

Can You Get Paid for Taking Care of Mom?

Among the many words used to describe family caregivers — invisible, overwhelmed, heroic, to name just a few — one is often just assumed. That word …

Health Care

Sen. Cassidy plans to bring down Medicaid

When other Republicans hid over the May congressional recess, Cassidy was one of only two Senate Republicans to hold a town hall — where he took …

ObamaCare

Nursing-Home Deaths Spotlight Weakened Laws to Protect Elderly

Nursing-Home Deaths Spotlight Weakened Laws to Protect Elderly TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Even though a fully functioning hospital was across the street, …

Social Justice

Retiring Soon? 10 Things to Consider First | Investopedia

If you plan to retire soon or are at least considering it, now is a good time to check your retirement readiness by reviewing these 10 essential …

Retirement

Who’s in Charge in Little Rock?

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Now that the Sept. 18 deadline for cultivator and dispensary applications has passed, it’s time for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana …

Cannabis

Vancouver moves thousands of $10 trees at fall sale while councillor asks for better long-term care

'We could be investing in something for nothing,' says Adriane Carr if trees don't make it to maturity<p>Vancouver's regular tree sale for residents is …

Vancouver

Editorial: The city must open up long-term care meetings to all

We’d like to think it’s a good thing that the city of Ottawa plans feedback sessions for those who have relatives in its long-term care homes. But so …

Canadian News

4 Ways to Pay for Healthcare When You Retire -- The Motley Fool

It's important to have a plan for financing healthcare and long-term care in retirement.<p>Healthcare is expensive for just about everyone, but it gets</i> …

Retirement

Increasing Healthcare And Other Costs (Article 9 Of 10)

Significant cost shifting has transferred a substantial amount of health care costs to individuals since 1999.<p>Higher premiums, higher deductible …

Health Care

Turn a Death Benefit into a Living Benefit and Pay for Long-Term Care

By Chris Orestis via Iris.xyz The costs of long-term care are increasing every year, according to Genworth Financial, but most families and advisors do not understand what they will be confronting when it is time to start paying for care. Too many people wait until they are in the middle of a …

Retirement

Nursing home where 8 died had emergency plan with cut-and-paste passages, no mention of air conditioning

When the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills submitted its 43-page emergency management plan to county administrators in July, it included …

Florida Keys

‘General Hospital’ Spoilers For The Next Two Weeks: Franco Is Outraged, Burton Returns As Patient 6?

<i>General Hospital</i> (<i>GH</i>) spoilers for the weeks of September 18 and 25 tease major surprises, shocking plot twists and excitement.<p>Franco Is</i> …

Entertainment

4 financial moves to make if you're single

Whether you're single by circumstance or by choice, not being part of a couple can pose a number of financial challenges. Not only might you lose out on certain tax benefits, but you'll be limited to a sole income to cover life's expenses.<p>That's why it's critical to protect yourself from financial …

Retirement

CA Passes Bill To Punish Nurses Who Don't Use Trans Pronouns

There was a time when I thought no rule of grammar could possibly inspire more ardent debate than the Oxford comma. But California once again proves …

Conservative View

Man fears city putting up barriers to participation in long-term care meetings

An Ottawa man who has spoken out about the poor quality of medical care his mother received in a city-run long-term care home, says he fears the city …

Canadian News

Unpacking The Sanders Medicare-For-All Bill

On September 13, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)—with 16 Democratic cosponsors—released the Medicare-For-All Act of 2017, intended to transition the …

Health Care

Long-term care is in an 'absolute crisis,' says Ontario NDP's Horwath

Long-term care is in a crisis across Ontario, says NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, who is pressing the provincial government to get to the bottom of the …

Canadian News

NDP wants expansion of public inquiry into long-term care

In August, the province launched a public inquiry into the policies, procedures and oversight of long-term care homes, focusing on issues that may …

Canadian News

John Hancock names first-ever female president and CEO

The parent company of Boston-based John Hancock Financial Services named a new president and CEO on Wednesday amid a companywide executive shuffling, …

Insurance

Florida Nursing Home Where Eight Died Had a History of Safety Issues

Hurricane Irma hits Miami Beach, Florida, on September 9, 2017.Photo bySaul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images The Florida nursing home where six people died …

Hurricane Irma