All You Need to Know About an Advance Directive

Kevin stands at the door of Winnie’s nursing home room, tears streaming down his face. The medical staff just finished inserted a feeding tube into Winnie – an act Kevin knew she didn’t want. Unfortunately, Winnie couldn’t express her wishes due to advanced dementia, and she had no legal documents that expressed her wishes not [...]

October 10th, 2019|

There is a Nursing Home Staffing Shortage

  There are federal regulatory standards that nursing homes must meet for providing qualified registered nursing staff. According to McKnight’s.com, fully three-quarters of nursing homes seldom meet the federally registered nurse (RN) staffing level guidelines. In particular, on the weekends, nursing homes are often understaffed, or staff is not there at all according to data [...]

July 17th, 2019|

Your Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-term care insurance is very beneficial for the elderly or disabled person who needs will services or support to meet their personal care or health needs. However, it is important to understand long-term care insurance before the time comes when the benefits are needed. Unfortunately, many people wait and then miss out on what long-term [...]

July 1st, 2019|