The Cost of Family Caregiving: Out-of-Pocket Spending Surprisingly A Guest Post by Christina Ianzito

Our country’s 40 million unpaid family caregivers devote a large portion of their own money toward the care of their loved ones. They’re spending an average of $6,954 a year — nearly 20 percent of their income — on out-of-pocket (OOP) costs related to caregiving, according to a new AARP study, “Family Caregiving and Out-of-Pocket…

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Answers Your Top Medicare Coverage Questions A Guest by GoHealth

Whether you’re a first-time Medicare buyer or a long-time enrollee, finding the right Medicare coverage can be confusing. In an effort to help you find the right combination of plans, we’re answering the top consumer Medicare questions, including what your first step should be, your prescription drug coverage options, and much more. Top 10 Medicare…

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Guide to US Veterans Benefits An Article Originally Posted on A Place for Mom Blog

  ACCESS UP TO $2,000 PER MONTH IN VETERANS AID The Veteran’s Aid and Attendance (VA&A) Pension provides benefits to veterans and their spouses to help pay for costs of care – both in-home care and senior housing. At A Place for Mom we work with many families who are not aware of the benefit…

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How to Escort Seniors to the Voting Polls A Guest Post By : A Place for Mom Staff

Originally Posted in the Senior Living Blog: Posted On 24 Oct 2016 The United States has a proud democratic tradition dating back more than 200 years, and that tradition is based on the right to vote. Unfortunately, many older people who are receiving care at senior living communities aren’t always able exercise that right. Seniors may be intimidated by…

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