Top 5 News Stories This Week in Senior Care: 8/5/16

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This Week's Senior Care News...

August 5th, 2016

Government Faces Immediate Long-Term Care Problems

Estimated costs for long-term care skyrockets to about $91,000 for men, and due to longer life expectancy that number can double for women.  People are turning to Medicaid as a safety net, but unfortunately Medicaid was not intended to cover such fees. More information...

Paring Senior Pets with Senior Citizens

Catherine Hubbard is working a new a project that allows senior citizens to provide a temporary home for elderly shelter animals.  Paired up with the Danbury Animal Welfare Society, "Senior Paw Project" was born. More information...

Senior Citizens Kick Off Bibb National Night Out

Senior citizens of Bibb County, GA attend National Night Out where the community got a chance to meet with local law enforcement and learn ways to protect themselves against identity theft, fraud, and other common crimes targeting seniors. More information...

Baby Boomers Provide Largest Market Opportunity

Start-ups and new inventions are set to target the aging baby boomer generation. Creating availability of a wide range of goods a services designed specifically for their lifestyle. More information...

New Health Care Option for Veterans: ProMedica

ProMedica wants to give back to those who have given so much for us.  The program allows patients to access all service across the health care system.  The overall goal is to give Veterans a quicker way to receive care. More information...
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