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Navigating the Landscape of Long-Term Care Insurance

Knowing how to sort out everything in long-term care insurance is, at best, a really confusing matter. There are so many terms, phrases and legalities to understand that even people seasoned in the field aren’t totally “with it”. Luckily, we’ve combed through all the information and put together an easy-to-read guide that explains everything you …

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What to Expect—and Not Expect—at Assisted Living Facilities

The term “assisted living facility” may not be as familiar as “nursing home” or “retirement home”, but they’re becoming a popular choice as seniors live longer and still want to retain independence.
What is an Assisted Living Facility?

Assisted living facilities (ALFs) are places for seniors who need aid with day-to-day activities like showering and dressing, but …

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Senior Safety: Superbugs

Seniors are a particularly vulnerable demographic, as their immune systems are slowly deteriorating, which leaves them susceptible to catching illnesses. One in particular, the superbug, is so named because it describes a microbe that’s either resistant or immune to modern medicine.
What is a Superbug?

Superbugs have two definitions: the first comes from the …

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How Does Healthcare for Seniors Stack Up Against Other Countries?

The United States is a country that has unparalleled wealth, resources, opportunities and bright minds- but a healthcare system that tends to be compared negatively to other countries. Here’s how it ranks against other models.
France

In their 2013 ranking, the World Health …

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