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California is one of only nine states — in addition to the District of Columbia — that spent more than half of their long-term care Medicaid dollars on home- and community-based services rather than on nursing homes. The Golden State ranked 9th in the nation in the quality of its overall long-term care services, up from 15th six years ago.
Tending to somebody you love who has a debilitating condition can be physically and emotionally overwhelming. Here are some tips and resources to help you stay strong.
About a third of older adults feel lonely, but learning better ways to engage with others and improve relationships can help them avoid such feelings.
Advocates for the elderly worry that GOP plans to end Medicaid’s open-ended spending and replace it with per-capita limits could pose a risk for low-income older people who rely on the federal-state program for nursing and other long-term care.
The number of U.S. Latinos with the memory-robbing disease is expected to rise more than eightfold by 2060, to 3.5 million, according to a recent report — putting a strain on families and health care resources.
Según un informe reciente, se espera que el número de latinos en los Estados Unidos con la enfermedad roba-memoria aumente más de ocho veces para 2060, a 3,5 millones de casos, poniendo presión en las familias y en los recursos de salud.
People in these facilities are now guaranteed more flexibility on food and roommate choices, as well as improved procedures for grievances and discharges.
Medi-Cal has become the payer of first resort for many Californians unable to afford the long-term care they need.
The U.S. faces a variety of serious concerns beyond just the future of the federal health law.
Seniors slammed with big premium increases face tough choices.