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-term care 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-term care 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-term care. 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-term care 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-term care to make choices.” Later in the year the Government will unveil long-term
28.02.2011 [Vancouver Sun] - Hanuse says he helps out with any issues pertaining to medical care, long-term care, mental health, addiction services, the justice system, family services, and the education system. He views his role as bridging the divide between health care
28.02.2011 [openPR (press release)] - Julie Gelbwaks, VP, Long Term Care 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 [FT Adviser] - Consumer insurance for long-term care 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
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-term care 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
24.02.2011 [FT Adviser] - Stringent cuts in state long-term care funding must be offset by better help from councils to promote financial understanding and planning, according to Scott Gallacher. The IFA for Leicester-based Rowley Turton has suggested that at a time of cut
16.02.2011 [California Healthline] - In an Inland Valley Daily Bulletin opinion piece, Stephen Moses -- president of the Center for Long-Term Care Reform -- argues that Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program, will be unable to provide the long-term care 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-term care, including assisted living. Emeritus, Seattle, a national provider of
27.02.2011 [Daily Inter Lake] - Kelly Williams, administrator of the Senior and Long Term Care 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-term care facilities, the Vallejo Times-Herald reports.
26.02.2011 [Portage Daily Graphic] - This follows in line with the Province's latest announcement of more funding for health care to deal with the aging population, with a specific focus on a long-term care plan. The Province is directing $216 million into its initiative to provide