Category Archives: Long-Term Care Insurance

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Getting Better Takes Commitment

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The title of this post can mean a lot of things. If we are ill, we have to commit to getting better, being compliant with medications and clinicians guidance, making the effort. If we are golfers, it means beating balls, … Continue reading

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“What Working Family Caregivers Need”

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Just saw an interesting little survey done by Denise of CareGiving.com with family caregivers who also work. There are no surprises in the results, but it reinforces our own experience, at Support For Home In-Home Care. Denise asked working family … Continue reading

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We Told Them So

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I have written a number of articles over the last couple of years concerning the cost of home care in California increasing dramatically as the Legislature passes new laws governing wage and hour issues for caregivers, including: Overtime Exemption for … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Medicaid and Transferring Assets


As a state coordinator for California, I am proud that Support For Home In-Home Care is a member of the Elder Care Matters initiative. The ethics of its members and the advice offered there is pretty darned solid. That continues … Continue reading

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Congressional Long-Term Care Commission

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Back in February of 2013, “The New Old Age” blog of The New York Times published an article called, “A New Commission: Time to Cheer or Yawn?”  It referred to the Long-Term Care Commission, created by Congress, as part of the … Continue reading

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Univita Health – Another Leader

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Yesterday I talked about a leader in health care, Sutter Care at Home, an organization in northern California that provides both home health and hospice care.  Working alongside them, providing non-clinical home care, Support For Home Health Care has developed … Continue reading

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Falling in the Nursing Home


Dr. Rein Tideiksaar has written a good article on eCareDiary.com, called “Why is My Dad Falling in the Nursing Home?”  Frankly, it is an excellent question, but one that is no mystery to us at Support For Home Health Care … Continue reading