I did not know how much my mom had deteriorated until my dad went into the hospital. Mom had seemed forgetful for awhile, but when dad was suddenly hospitalized one evening I learned that Mom’s problem was more than just a little forgetfulness. I went down to stay with her and for the first week dad was … Read the rest
…After the stock market crash of 2008 and a collapsing housing bubble diminished the value of many nest eggs, the cost of long-term care is now a concern for many aging Americans.
A 2013 report by Genworth Financial, an insurance provider based in Richmond, Va., estimates the national median daily cost of a private room in a nursing home at … Read the rest