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What is long-term care?

When people consider long-term care, they often think about nursing home care, or that it is a senior issue. In fact, long-term care has little to do with nursing homes, nor is it just a senior issue. Almost 40 percent of people needing long-term care are working-age adults.

St. Paulís Manor helps older adults maintain independence, quality of life

St. Paul's Senior Homes & Services is a full-service, nonprofit retirement community with independent, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing communities as well as an intergenerational day care program and Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

St. Paul's PACE helps low-income seniors live independently

When finding out how many challenges Eileen Weber lives with, it seems she's entitled to complain, and then some. But she doesn't. Instead, she's positive and grateful for the medical care she gets.

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Senior Community Centers set to unveil stunning photographs of SD seniors at VIP reception

Senior Community Centers presents “Notes to our Sons and Daughters,” a stylized black and white photographic exhibition featuring 30 diverse members of the community with emphasis on the wisdom of their life’s journey.

Corporate volunteerism more than a gesture, it could change someoneís life

Corporate volunteerism is not dead. In fact, it is flourishing and alive here in San Diego, and the results it brings to the community, the employees involved and the lives that are touched are unmatched.

Baby boomers advised to test for Hepatitis C

Everyone born during the baby boomer generation should be tested at least once for the Hepatitis C virus, according to new guidelines proposed by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Downsizing the nest

Baby boomers have a number of housing options to consider when their offspring leave the nest. They can move to greener pastures in more wide-open places. They might opt to stay put, as the economy prompts many to put off retirement and their adult children to “boomerang” back home. And yet still others commit to downsizing their homes — losing square footage but gaining shorter commutes, more access to restaurants and entertainment, and perhaps even some equity to put in the bank.

Inheritances require proper planning, open communication

In 2004, the American Association of Retired Persons — now known as AARP — issued a report titled, “In Their Dreams: What Will Boomers Inherit?”

Elderly investors frequent targets of recent Ponzi schemes

Another financial criminal is on his way to prison, where he will likely spend the rest of his life for running a $7 billion investment scam. R. Allen Stanford was sentenced on Thursday to 110 years in prison for operating a Ponzi scheme that promised investors safe investments and above average returns on their money.

Independa enters launch mode

When Dan Chavez’s father suffered a hemorrhagic stroke in July 2010, the family thought Chavez — whose background is in health care information technology — would be best suited to be the caregiver.

The senior side of California

In a past Daily Transcript article, I discussed the graying of America and California. In this article, I am going to focus more on the health and care aspects of the senior population.

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Phillip Banks, Daniel Abbott on fiduciary services

Jan. 10, 2013 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Phillip Banks of Banks & Banks Fiduciary Services, and Daniel Abbott, a firm member with Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, about the role of a fiduciary.

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