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July 12, 2016

Does Alzheimer’s or Dementia Cause Hoarding?

A concerned son asked, “Does Alzheimer’s cause hoarding?” Their dad has begun to save all sorts of objects: plastic tubs, vegetable cans, and plain old nails. Cans and cans of nails. (Related: Legal and Financial Resources for People with Alzheimer’s Disease) While there is ...

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July 12, 2016

New Phone Scams Targeting Seniors

One of the most common telemarketing frauds taking place around Michigan right now is what is called the “grandparent scam.” According to Glenn Clark, a member of the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division “Senior Brigade,” between 55 and 80 percent ...

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July 12, 2016

Is your Michigan Caregiver for Your Senior a Felon?

According to a disturbing article in the Daily Reporter, convicted felons are being paid to take care of our Michigan seniors, according to a staffer at the Area Agency on Aging. Melissa Franklin of the Area Agency on Aging states, "We ...

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July 12, 2016

Health Insurance Scams On The Rise

According to elder care advocates and law enforcement agencies, there is a troubling increase in the number of health insurance scams aimed at seniors. While the latest scam is actually a classic one – stealing personal information to perpetuate identity ...

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July 12, 2016

Long-term Care: Rising Costs and Potential Savings

Not only is long-term care expensive, and getting more expensive, but there is a growing probability that you will need it at some point after turning 65. In 2012, the average cost for a nursing home stay was about $88,000 ...

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July 12, 2016

Michigan Medicaid Applications for Nursing Home Care

 Filling out a Michigan Medicaid Application for Nursing home care can be a difficult process.  It's not different than filling out an application for any other governmental benefit, like VA Benefits.  It's a real pain in the butt.  In addition ...

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