Discount Furniture

Discount Furniture

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Decorating Ideas

Decorating Ideas

Looking for ideas for projects to do at home with the kids? Stuck for cute ways to decorate your rooms? Read more >>

Small Changes

Small Changes

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Modern Bedrooms

Modern Bedrooms

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Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself

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Category Geriatric care management

Some Points to Consider When Discussing Long-Term Healthcare Options

Alzheimer?s care facility

When thinking about the possibility of long-term health care, many individuals don’t actually believe they’ll need it. Approximately 70% of people 65 and older, however, will require some form of long-term care for an average of three years.

Age Wave states that people tend to underestimate the possibility that they will need long-term care in the future. When people over 50 were polled, 37% indicated that they believe they will need this type of care; however, Age Wave claims that a more realistic figure would be 70%.

In AARP’s 2011 report, “Aging in Place: A State Survey of Livability Policies and Practices,” seniors 65 and older stated that they wanted to be able to stay in their own homes. This was the case for 90% of the seniors polled. In addition, while only one-in-four people actu

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