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People work hard all their lives to own a home, and it is often their most valuable and significant possession. Home ownership is the American Dream. So, when health begins to fail and the need for long-term care arises, we often get this fear-filled question from our clients: will they take away my home?

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The challenges ahead are many as AARP reports that the population age 85 plus, the most likely to need long-term care, will more than triple between 2015 and 2050. Elected leaders must rethink institutional care and its affordability and make improvements while creating innovative long-term care options for those Americans who are aging in place.

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Every April, all around the world, the Parkinson's community engages to support awareness of Parkinson's disease (PD), a disease whose cause remains largely unknown although treatment options exist. The goal of raising awareness can help make lives better for people with Parkinson's disease, generate ideas to improve care, educate, and fundraise to help advance research toward finding a cure.

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For the past thirty years, early March marks the beginning of Brain Injury Awareness Month. Brain injury, often referred to as traumatic brain injury (TBI), can range from mild (commonly called a concussion) to severe and is caused by an impact to the head or the body or by a penetrating head injury.

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In the past, disabled people could only get government benefits like Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Medi-Cal if they had very little money, or if their access to property was tightly confined by restrictive trusts.

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There are several different care options available for adults with special needs. These options range for those with special needs who are able to be more independent to those who need advanced medical care.

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Much as you want to and hard as you try, you just can’t take care of your ill spouse at home anymore. At this emotionally difficult time, the last thing you need is the stress of not knowing where to find the money to pay for the steep costs of institutional care.

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Due to an increase in the aging population, more Americans are finding themselves or their loved ones in need of nursing home care. Often, nursing home care is absolutely necessary, but this doesn’t make it any less expensive, and many find themselves depleting their life savings paying for the care they need.

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