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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments?

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Medicaid enrollees have a higher smoking prevalence than the general population (30.1% of adult Medicaid enrollees aged <65 years smoke, compared with 18.1% of U.S. adults of all ages), and smoking-related disease is a major contributor to increasing Medicaid costs. Evidence-based cessation treatments exist, including individual, group, and telephone counseling and seven [...]

Nursing Home Costs

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Charges for nursing home living is always dependent on the care the senior needs.  The more care a resident requires, the higher the costs.  Nursing home charges will range between $6,000/month for light care and up to $10,000/month for advanced care.  It can be higher depending on the city you [...]

Nursing home placement

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Placement into a nursing home is unpredictable and may be required more than once during a senior’s lifetime depending on serious illnesses, surgeries, falls, etc. Adult Care Pro’s goal is to help place our senior client into an appropriate facility the first time to greatly reduce the need for additional [...]

Welcome to our blog!

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Thank you for visiting our blog, here you will learn about senior care, other topics related to seniors and some interesting stories. As you read through these pages, we hope you’ll find comfort in knowing there is real help available and you don’t have to venture out on your own. [...]

“Stress” The New Trigger of Alzheimer’s

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According to recent research, stress also appears to be related to onset of Alzheimer’s disease, which currently afflicts about 5.4 million Americans, including one in eight people aged 65 and over.1It is projected that Alzheimer's will affect one in four Americans in the next 20 years, rivaling the current prevalence [...]

Adult Care Placements Receives Age Friendly Certification

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                Elders in Action is pleased to announce that Adult Care Placements, Inc. of Vancouver, Washington has received their Age Friendly Certification. To attain this certification they were closely reviewed by a group of trained evaluators [...]

Tips on Keeping Seniors Safe in Summer Heat

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Seniors are especially at risk in high heat situations. Large stretches of the USA are experiencing extreme weather patterns and heat.  Care- givers need to check on the elderly. If you live in another city, call the police department, or someone you know, to check on your loved one. Does an [...]