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Care Availability Launches New Website

Care Availability Launches New Comprehensive Real-Time Senior Care Availability Directory & Senior Resource Website! Care Availability, the website dedicated to helping seniors, their families and …

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Hospice is Not a Place

What is Hospice and Palliative Care? Hospice and Palliative Care combine pain control, symptom management and emotional and spiritual support. Hospice is traditionally an option …

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Aid and Attendance Pension for Veterans and Their Surviving Spouse to Help Pay for Care

Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit This benefit may be available to wartime veterans and surviving spouses who have in-home care or who live in nursing-homes …

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What Is The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

Simple Answer Medicare and Medicaid are two different healthcare programs with different functions and beneficiaries. The oversimplified answer: Medicare is a federal healthcare insurance program …

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Estate Planning, Free Oregon Advance Directive Template

What Is Estate Planning? At a minimum, a good estate plan will consist of several different legal documents including a Will, Power of Attorney, and …

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Homecare: Questions to Ask, How to Pay For It, and Types of Agencies

When is the right time to hire home care? Most of us want to remain as independent as possible. Sometimes, all that may be required …

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