19.02.2011 [Times Herald-Record] - What was not said was that doing so effectively shifts the costs of our own long-termcare to our neighbors and children through higher property taxes. New York's Medicaid expenses for long-term health care, which includes nursing home care
23.02.2011 [Variety] - And Hollywood saw its own share of contentious debate when the Motion Picture and Television Fund announced plans two years ago to shutter its long-termcare facilities and acute-care hospital. But Wednesday's announcement that the MPTF plans to turn
28.02.2011 [Sydney Morning Herald] - SEVERELY disabled people would be guaranteed long-termcare under a scheme costing every Australian $280 to transform the current ''underfunded, fragmented, unfair and inefficient'' system, a draft plan by the Productivity Commission has proposed.
28.02.2011 [ModernHealthcare.com] - The insurers see the greatest potential cost savings in expanding managed care to Medicaid's elderly population that needs long-termcare. For these beneficiaries, managed care could encourage expanded use of lower cost home- and community-based care
28.02.2011 [USA Today] - 1) What should I know about long-termcare expenses? 2) My mom must handle the finances now. What services can you offer? 3) My parents moved in, so how do I keep my financial goals on track? USA TODAY kicks off a seven part series looking at emerging
28.02.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - "An excellence award can recognise best practice, be a spur to improvement for providers who already meet CQC's essential standards, and can help people who need longer-termcare to make choices.” Later in the year the Government will unveil long-term
28.02.2011 [FT Adviser] - Consumer insurance for long-termcare will not solve the problems of social care funding in England and Wales, a think-tank has claimed. Policymakers should instead explore hybrid public-partnership models found in other countries, according to a
28.02.2011 [openPR (press release)] - Julie Gelbwaks, VP, Long TermCare Insurance, Gelbwaks Executive Marketing Corp. They are an insurance industry leader, a founding member of the National LTC Network, and the largest LTCi marketing firm in the US Julie has spoken on product
28.02.2011 [Washington Examiner (blog)] - Sebelius at one point in her Senate Finance Committee testimony last week spoke of the CLASS Act -- a provision in the bill providing optional government insurance for long-termcare. As Avik Roy at Forbes tells the story: Sebelius admitted that the
23.02.2011 [89.3 KPCC] - The board of the Motion Picture and Television Fund announced Wednesday that it's reversed a decision to close its long-termcare facility in Woodland Hills. Many people with relatives there had challenged the plan to shut it down.
27.02.2011 [Western Star] - CORNER BROOK Simple things like the smell of moose stew simmering down the hallway can mean so much when it comes to making long-termcare residents feel more at home in Corner Brook's newest health facility. The residents, their families and the staff
24.02.2011 [Heritage Florida Jewish News] - How do I know when it is time for my loved one to need additional care? What is the right kind of place? How do I convince them it is time? These are critical questions that more and more of us
27.02.2011 [Tbo.com] - "I worry that putting these people into long-termcare will have a negative impact on them." John Bryant, vice president of the Florida Council for Community Mental Health, a statewide association of mental health and substance abuse providers
28.02.2011 [insideTORONTO.com] - Because of its former incarnation as a nursing home with 134 rooms and 180 beds, the former Chester Village long-termcare facility had to be designed in a way where there are 11 different types of units per floor; 10 one-bedroom units and a
28.02.2011 [reddeeradvocate.com] - The project was announced after a battle to keep long-termcare beds open at Valley Park Manor and Red Deer Nursing Home failed last year. The facilities were closed and patients were moved to long-termcare beds at Extendicare Michener Hill that
16.02.2011 [California Healthline] - In an Inland Valley Daily Bulletin opinion piece, Stephen Moses -- president of the Center for Long-TermCare Reform -- argues that Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program, will be unable to provide the long-termcare many residents will need and that
25.02.2011 [National Underwriter Life and Health Insurance News] - By NU ONLINE NEWS SERVICE Emeritus Senior Living has partnered with Life Care Funding Group LLC to educate seniors about the financing options available for covering long-termcare, including assisted living. Emeritus, Seattle, a national provider of
28.02.2011 [Long Island Business News (blog)] - Among 79 recommendations made by the New York state Medicaid Redesign Team last week was a proposal to end a program that has let many New Yorkers qualify for Medicaid to pay for spouses' long term-care expenses.
27.02.2011 [Daily Inter Lake] - Kelly Williams, administrator of the Senior and Long TermCare Division of the Department of Health and Human Services, said the report was the best that could be prepared in the time available. She oversees Joren Underdahl, the on-site administer of
08.02.2011 [California Healthline] - State budget cuts enacted in recent years have put major strain on Ombudsman Services of Northern California, which investigates complaints involving nursing homes and other long-termcare facilities, the Vallejo Times-Herald reports.
26.02.2011 [Daily Gleaner] - Officials with the Horizon Health Network say the increasing number of hospital patients who would be better served in long-termcare facilities is creating a serious bed crunch, one that's impacting health-care services.
04.02.2011 [CBC.ca] - Health professionals are sounding off about how delays in turning the former Grace hospital into a long-termcare facility have lead to overcrowding in Windsor, Ont., hospitals. (CBC News)Health professionals are sounding off about how delays in