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Oct 4th, 2011

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A Hair Washing Robot to Help Our Aging Population — Where is the Love?

Check out this recent headline: Hair-Washing Robot To Aid Aging Population as an At-Home Innovation That’s right. Panasonic has developed a robot that can wash and dry hair, and they are targeting the world’s aging population with this product. While the robot may get your hair clean, we believe that there is much more to […]

Oct 2nd, 2011

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Living Longer and Paying More

People are living longer, and that’s a good thing, right? Well, according to a recent Fortune Magazine article, it’s not good news for insurance companies and those who carry their long-term care policies. According to the January 2011 story, “John Hancock wants to hike premiums for the bulk of its customers by an average of […]

Sep 30th, 2011

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Federal Long-Term Care Plan Stalls

The 2010 health reform law included a provision called The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act, a national long-term care insurance program meant to shift the funding of long-term care services in the U.S. from Medicaid-type programs to insurance. But this week, the program was put indefinitely on hold after doubts surfaced about […]

Sep 1st, 2011

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Your Care, Your Choice

how much does solar panels cost o often, we hear from seniors that their biggest concern is the quality and trustworthiness of their homecare provider. After all, the caregiver will be entering their homes and helping them with some of their most personal daily activities. Our clients are always relieved to hear that we offer […]

Aug 21st, 2011

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Millions Need Home Care Each Year

According to AARP, “Each year, about 7 million Americans receive some type of long-term care, which encompasses many kinds of help that people with chronic illnesses and disabilities need to function day-to-day.” And “most people need help only with basic daily activities like bathing, dressing, and preparing meals.” That’s why service contracts like ASSI’s True […]

Aug 3rd, 2011

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Do Your Homework

If your aging parents still live at home and want to maintain their independent lifestyle for as long as possible, now is the time to do your homework.

Aug 3rd, 2011

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The American Trend Toward Longevity

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, the number of Americans who live to age 100 or greater increased 43% between 2000 and 2010, and many financial advisors now develop retirement plans that assume their clients will live to at least age 93. With this trend toward longevity, the financial and healthcare implications for […]