COVID-19 will not disappear as many hoped. The disease is more deadly for those over 65, according to studies. Individuals living in senior living communities, such as independent living, assisted living, memory care, and nursing homes have the highest risk of becoming infected and possibly dying from the virus or a secondary illness, such as pneumonia, after being weakened from the virus.
In the event of an accident or illness that prevents you from making medical decisions, an advance health care directive outlines how you want medical professionals to act. A living will is crucial for all adults because accidents or a sudden onset of severe or terminal illness can happen anytime, rendering you unable to make medical choices.
As part of the Medicaid program, individuals who meet certain asset requirements can obtain assistance in paying for long-term care (LTC). Long-term care often creates devastating financial impacts on Americans, particularly the elderly, and for those family members who lose hours of income (and more) while providing care for their loved ones.
USPS Inspection Service (USPIS), a division of the United States Postal Service, has entered into a two-year agreement with the Veterans Administration Privacy Service (Office of Privacy and Records Management, OPRM) to provide veterans and their dependents with information regarding scams and protecting personal information.
The tears were streaming down Kevin’s face as he stands at the door of Winnie’s nursing home room. The medical staff just finished inserting a feeding tube into Winnie – an act Kevin knew she didn’t want.
As Americans age, they generally want to stay in their homes and communities. Americans are living longer, and most of them want to age in their own homes and communities.
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