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  • FINANCIAL SURVIVAL WHEN PAYING FOR LONG-TERM SKILLED NURSING CARE
    FINANCIAL SURVIVAL WHEN PAYING FOR LONG-TERM SKILLED NURSING CARE

    Many seniors are faced with the issue of how to pay for long-term skilled nursing care. In North Carolina, the monthly rate for skilled nursing care ranges from about $6500 to over $10,000 per month. ...

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  • Medicaid Myths
    Medicaid Myths

    MEDICAID MYTHS Medicaid is a combination federal/state program that provides financial assistance for long-term skilled nursing care to qualified individuals. Most people who require long-term skilled ...

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  • 10 Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer's
    10 Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer's

    10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Early diagnosis of dementia provides the best opportunities for treatment, support and planning for the future. The Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org) has ...

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  • Long-Term Care Costs Continue To Rise
    Long-Term Care Costs Continue To Rise

    Long-Term Care Costs Continue to Rise Genworth, a long-term care insurance provider, has just released the findings of its 2016 survey on the costs of providing long-term care. Not surprisingly, costs ...

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  • Early-Onset Alzheimer's
    Early-Onset Alzheimer's

    Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Hits Hard An estimated 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease—an irreversible, degenerative disorder of the brain that affects problem-solving abilities, behavior and ...

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  • The Future of Long-term Care
    The Future of Long-term Care

    The Future of Long Term Care and How to Finance It Long-term care is becoming an important issue for our nation to address. We have 78 million aging baby boomers. The costs of long-term care to these ...

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