It Is Time to Plan For Changes in Medicaid

It Is Time to Plan For Changes in Medicaid

Medicaid is a government program that helps pay for long-term care (LTC) costs, provided individuals meet specific resource conditions. Long-term care often creates devastating financial impacts on Americans, particularly the elderly, and for those family members who...
The Effects of Dementia

The Effects of Dementia

A beloved wildlife expert and famous author, Jack Hanna, has decided to retire because of his battle with dementia. Known as “Jungle” Jack, he left the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, where he served as director, then director emeritus, for 42 years in December...
What Happens after you Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine?

What Happens after you Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Every day, more Americans are getting vaccinated against COVID-19. According to the medical community, vaccinated individuals are significantly less likely to contract COVID-19; however, they may pose a health risk to others. What then is appropriate behavior for...
Raising Awareness for Parkinson’s Disease in April

Raising Awareness for Parkinson’s Disease in April

April is the month when light is shed on Parkinson’s disease, which remains largely unknown although treatment options exist. This year the Parkinson’s Foundation campaign theme is #KnowMorePD. The goal of raising awareness can help make lives better for people...
Tips on Thriving as a Family Caregiver

Tips on Thriving as a Family Caregiver

Older family members are being cared for by a staggering 53 million caregivers in the United States. About 17 percent of the US population is a family caregiver, and most are losing sleep, worrying, losing income, struggling to balance caregiving tasks with their...