Part of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 that was signed into law Jan.2 repealed the CLASS Act and replaced it by creating a Commission on Long-Term Care.
A study out of Johns Hopkins and reported in the JAMA Internal Medicine in January links hearing loss to cognitive decline in older adults.
And now for some good news about aging.
A couple weeks ago on the AgingOptions Radio show Rajiv and Jerry talked about whether or not it would be a good idea to get a test done to see if you had the genes for dementia or some other disease.
If you have a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another disease that will impact their ability to function independently, you’re going to need legal help to handle the financial obligations that your loved one will incur or has already incurred.
Grievances about timeshares, retirement communities and assisted living facilities showed up in the Top 10 Consumer Complaints report put out by the Consumer Federation of America for the first time in 2012. Here’s a Forbes article about scams. While the major culprit appears to be mainly timeshares, the reality is that many people see dollar…