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4 Hidden Costs of Living in a Nursing Home

Posted by Scott Flexer

Deciding whether to put a family member in an assisted living or nursing home facility is never an easy choice. It can mark a time in a person’s life that many are afraid to acknowledge. So, it only makes sense that, if it must be done, your grandparents, parents, or other family member receives the best care possible. One of the more costly aspects of this choice is exactly that: the cost.

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Topics: Dementia, Suffering form a Chronic Illness, medicaid

Helping a Friend or Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer's Dementia

Posted by Scott Flexer

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disorder that affects memory, communication, and thought processes among patients. The disease can, therefore, be very difficult to deal with for both patients and their loved ones. Patients often are characterized as having dementia, a group of symptoms that affect mental cognitive functions, as brain function and memory continue to degenerate.

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Topics: Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia

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