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Workplace Age Discrimination: The Sad Reality

In the workplace, age discrimination has been addressed since the 1960s, but it is still a serious problem. According to study.com, age discrimination is defined as "the practice of letting a person's age unfairly become a factor when deciding who…

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When Should Medicaid Crisis Planning Be Considered?

Individuals who meet certain asset requirements are eligible for Medicaid, a federal and state program that helps them pay for long-term care costs. Long-term care often creates devastating financial impacts on Americans, particularly the elderly, and for those family members…

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Ten Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

The number one worry for Americans as they age is memory loss, outpacing concerns about finances and loneliness. The most prevalent among all dementia is Alzheimer's disease. According to the Alzheimer's Association Facts and Figures Report, Alzheimer's accounts for an…

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An Overview of Long-Term Care Costs

In a report from Genworth, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimates that roughly seventy percent of retirees in America will require some long-term care (LTC), with median costs for these services ranging from $53,768 to $105,850…

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Protections from Spousal Impoverishment

There are laws that were put in place to protect married couples’ savings from being depleted when using Medicaid. These protections prevent husbands and wives from bankrupting themselves trying to fund care for their loved ones. They originally required states…

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