The rules and requirements for Medicaid eligibility for nursing home care are complicated and will vary according to the state where your parent lives. With that said, here’s a general, simplified rundown of what it takes to qualify.
Minimalism is a style of extreme spareness and simplicity. Despite varying degrees along the minimalist spectrum, the bottom line remains: “Less is more” is better for your physical and mental health. By CARRIE STENSRUD
(STATEPOINT) It’s that time of year again: The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) began Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. Medicare is a critical… Read More »Choosing and Using your 2018 Medicare Health Plan
Digital apps have long existed to help people lose weight or track exercise, and now, developers are providing new high-tech ways for those living with chronic pain to track key measures of their conditions—providing a solution to one of the biggest challenges patients face.
A startling number of elders face abusive conditions. Every year an estimated five million older Americans are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Unfortunately, for every individual case reported, about 24 cases are left unreported. These rates are rising, and Montana is no exception.
by DR. HOLLY CARLING
We’ve all heard the words “gut-wrenching pain,” but until you have colitis, irritable bowel, diverticulitis, Crohn’s Disease, or any other inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), you really don’t have a clue how accurate those words are.
by LISA M. PETSCHE
In approximately one-quarter of American households, care is provided to someone age 50-plus. In most cases, family members and friends provide all assistance.
During the holidays, families come together from near and far to celebrate the season. Often it is also a time when family members begin to notice subtle changes in loved ones that were not apparent before.
by LISA M. PETSCHE
When someone is confined to their home due to convalescence from an illness, recovery from surgery, or chronic illness or disability, their world shrinks considerably. It’s easy to become disconnected from others and the world in general.