Latest Long-term care costs News

Should you use a reverse mortgage to pay for long-term care?

Jun. 01, 2022 07:01 AM EDT

Someone turning 65 has nearly a 7-in-10 chance of needing long-term care in the future, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, and many don’t have the savings to manage the cost of assisted living. But they may have a mortgage-free home — and the equity in it, giving them the...

House to offer relief to families impacted by disabilities

May. 28, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — For families impacted by disabilities, Molly’s House offers rest. A three-bedroom guest home within minutes of Northeast Georgia Medical Center and Tender Ones Therapy Services, the space was created by Ryan and Abigail Burle to offer respite to families...

State's mental health facilities for children are strained

May. 21, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — On the website for Tamarack Center, big bold letters read “DOES IT WORK?” “We answer that question with an enthusiastic ‘Yes’,” the center says of its offerings: a children’s residential program in Spokane, where kids with serious mental health...