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Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefits Can Help Pay For Long-Term Care
January 17, 2022

Veterans Improved Pension with Aid and Attendance can help elderly and disabled veterans and their surviving spouses pay for at-home care, nursing care, and assisted living care. While a service-connected disability is not a prerequisite for benefits, applicants must have…

COVID Vaccine Arrives At Long-Term Care Residences: What You Need To Know
December 22, 2020

The much-anticipated Coronavirus vaccine has arrived. It is now rolling out to Florida’s nursing homes and assisted living residences. Some residents are already receiving inoculations. Long-term care facilities in Florida and around the country have been prioritized, having been hit…

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Florida Lifts Visitation Ban on Long-Term Care Facilities, But With Serious Restrictions
September 5, 2020

Under certain strict conditions, you may once again be able to visit your loved one who resides in a Florida nursing home or assisted living facility. Long-term care facilities and assisted living facilities were closed to most visitors beginning in…

Luxe Living for Seniors a New Trend
August 22, 2017

While the majority of Americans worry about having enough money just to last their lifetime, there’s a vastly smaller group with a different set of concerns: Ultra-wealthy seniors who live in luxurious surroundings, and want to keep it that way….

Florida law introduces ALF reforms, should keep some residents from having to move to nursing homes
September 9, 2015

A new Florida law is expected to prevent assisted living residents from having to enter nursing homes prematurely. The new law, HB 1001, gives ALF staff who have certain training the authority to help residents perform routine health-related tasks such…