Long-Term Care

Surgeons and the opioid crisis: We need prescription guidelines

Of all the possible ways of alleviating the opioid crisis, one has so far garnered far less attention than it deserves: prescription guidelines for …

Pain

The wait for long-term care space is forcing seniors as far as 200 km from home

A dearth of nursing homes and an aging population is creating a growing backlog that’s putting pressure on families across Canada.<p>In Newfoundland, …

Canadian News

Flu season has arrived to Peterborough region

Peterborough Public Health is reporting the first lab-confirmed case of seasonal influenza<p>“The case is lab-confirmed for influenza, and we now know …

Public Health

No charges laid after fatal nursing home beating, police say

James Acker, 86, died after an assault by another St. Joseph's Villa resident<p>No charges are being laid in the case of an elderly Alzheimer's patient …

Policing

Retirement planning should include long-term care costs

NEW YORK — Many Americans have a blind spot when it comes to retirement planning: long-term care costs. Even though the majority of Americans will at some point need long-term care, few are planning for it. Many underestimate the costs and mistakenly believe health insurance can help cover it.<p>"This …

Retirement

12 Things You Can Buy With the Average Social Security Payment

The typical Social Security recipient today collects $1,372 per month. Here's what that kind of money can do for you.<p>Countless seniors depend on …

Retirement Planning

MIT Sloan faculty insights: 11 books from 2017

Explore our digital future, changing urban mobility, entrepreneurship, and more.<p>By Rebecca Linke | November 17, 2017<p>Graphic: Mimi Phan<p>Why It …

MIT

The 2 Words That Could Cost Medicare Beneficiaries Everything

Are your life savings and legacy at risk?<p>Medicare provides health insurance for more than 55 million people who are 65 or older, or who are disabled. …

Medicare

Killing medical tax break will hammer U.S. middle-class seniors

(The writer is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.)<p>CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. Republican lawmakers want to cut taxes for corporations and wealthy people by $1.3 trillion - and they seem to want seniors to foot a good chunk of the bill.<p>Their 2018 budget plan would chop $473 …

Business

How Much Will Being a Caregiver Cost You?

In many cases, more than you'd think.<p>Caregiving can run the gamut from checking in on an elderly neighbor once a week to helping an older or disabled …

Retirement

Why lawmakers keep trying to whack retirees - MarketWatch

It’s one of the biggest, yet most undercovered stories of 2017: the attempt by the Trump administration and Republican leaders in Congress to take a …

Retirement

Dayton orders task force to look into elder abuse after reports of neglect, assault, theft

Gov. Mark Dayton said he will form a task force to find out why the state of Minnesota has failed to investigate thousands of complaints of theft, …

Seniors Deserve Far More Than Provinces' Empty Platitudes

On talk shows, in news headlines, and in speaking with seniors, nurses hear the same stories: seniors who need care don't know where to turn. Most …

Canadian News

Almost half of Ontario youth miss school because of anxiety, study suggests

Parents are also impacted when their child has to wait as long as 18 months for mental health care, said Kimberly Moran, CEO of CMHO, the association …

Canadian News

Global Long Term Care (LTC) Market: Global Sales, Consumption, Demand and Forecast 2017 – 2022

<b>Market Overview of Global</b> <b>Long Term Care (LTC)</b> <b>Industry:</b><br>This report studies the <b>Long Term Care (LTC)</b> market status and outlook of Global and major …

Retirement

Bill Gates Gives $100 Million To Alzheimer's Research. Move Called Game Changer By Advocates.

“Beating Alzheimer’s is going to be a team sport. We now have our new quarterback.” Referencing billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates’ announcement today to join the fight to cure Alzheimer’s, George Vradenburg, chairman, president and co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s – a movement bent on …

Dementia

2 Big Reasons You Can't Rely on Social Security During Retirement

Social Security is intended to supplement your income -- not replace it entirely. If you're planning on relying on benefits during retirement, you …

Retirement

American Intelligence Horror Story

For years technologists have been warning about the possibility of a sort of digital Pearl Harbor in which a hostile foreign power launches a devastating cyber-attack on the United States. Is it already happening?<p>A disturbing report in the New York Times describes the damage that has been done—and …

Opinion

Quebec teams up with hospitality school to bring taste of home to long-term care

Health Minister Gaetan Barrette announced on Monday a new partnership between the province and Montreal’s hospitality school, Institut de tourisme et …

Determine

4 Smart Money Moves for Your 40s

It's the right time to plan for the next stage of life.<p>Your 40s can be a fabulous time of life. You've made it through your early working years and …

Retirement

Province antes up for hospice

The provincial government is providing up to $1.2 million to help fund the construction of the Nipissing Serenity Hospice in North Bay.

Ontario

Quebec inks deal for new menus at long-term care facilities

The Quebec government has announced it has reached a deal with the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec to develop new menus for residents …

Canadian News

Global Long Term Care Market – Recent Developments in the Market’s Competitive Landscape

<b>Market Overview</b><p>Long term care can be defined as a combination of social and medical services designed to support the older population living with …

Medicaid For All Or Business As Usual?

We introduce the history and little known facts about Medicaid including a 20-year mega-shift towards Medicaid away from private employer health …

Health Care

Shoppers Optimum and PC Plus merge

Plus: TD's ongoing e-transfer issues and the evolution of home delivery<p>The evolution of home delivery?<p>Both Amazon and Walmart want to deliver …

The Four Financial Moves You Need to Make Before You Retire

Will you hit your magic number?<p>It’s the financial question that worries just about everyone—whether you’ll have enough money to support yourself …

Retirement

Caring for those senior citizens who cared for us

Nearly 10,000 seniors will turn 65 today and every day in America through 2019. The U.S. Census Bureau reported Californians 65 years of age and …

U.S. Census

The High Cost of Being a Caregiver | Investopedia

The growth of the U.S. retiree population means that more Americans than ever will need family members and friends to provide help with daily …

Retirement

Want to see emergency plan for your mom’s nursing home? Good luck.

To protect the elderly and disabled residents of Florida’s 683 nursing homes from the ravages of an Irma-like storm or other disaster, state law …

Hollywood Hills

An Important Tax Deduction for Seniors and Their Families Is on the Chopping Block

The GOP's new tax plan seeks to eliminate a tax deduction that helps seniors and their families.<p>Tucked into the GOP tax bill released on Thursday is …

Retirement