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Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs

Rising Cost of Prescription Drugs Are you dealing with the rising cost of prescription drugs? Are there months that you have to choose between paying for medications or buying groceries? This is a common scenario for many Americans over age 50, according to a new report from AARP. “People are [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:32:18+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Finance|0 Comments

CT Budget Cuts Impact Aging Programs

Assisted Living Services would like to share with you information from the CT chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Please read the letter below. At the bottom is a link to submit a letter in opposition of this funding change, please complete it at your own discretion. Dear Alzheimer’s Advocates, Yesterday, [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:46:11+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Categories: Finance|0 Comments

Connecticut Tax Relief Program for Elderly

Questions about the Connecticut tax relief program for elderly? With tax season upon us, now is the time to learn more about the program. This following information on the CT tax relief program was provided by Joan Reed Wilson, Attorney at Law, Pinder & Snow, LLC. The State of Connecticut [...]

By | 2018-04-27T12:46:21+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Categories: Finance|0 Comments

IRS Scam Warning For Seniors

When I checked my phone messages recently I had a very disturbing voicemail message. The caller claimed to be from the IRS and aggressively said that I needed to make an immediate payment. Fortunately, I was aware of this scam and disregarded the message. Please consider this IRS scam warning [...]

By | 2018-04-27T14:18:51+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Categories: Finance|0 Comments

Help with Affordable Care Act Insurance Plans

Trying to Find Information On The Affordable Care Act Insurance Plans? Here's a good resource from Consumers Union and Consumer Reports:   Photo Credit: Chris Smith/Out of Chicago via Compfight cc Health insurance is a tricky purchase for most people and while the Affordable Care Act has made things much better, [...]

By | 2018-04-27T14:24:39+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Finance|0 Comments

Elder Care and Tax Deductions: What Connecticut Caregivers Should Know

Caregivers for aging loved ones are often confused about whether or not they can claim a parent or other relative they care for as a dependent, and what expenses they can deduct. While we want to make it clear we aren’t tax advisors, we do want to help you find [...]

By | 2018-04-30T15:01:52+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Categories: Finance|0 Comments

6 Things to Know about Medicare Open Enrollment

Every fall Medicare Open Enrollment kicks off. It is the only time of year when Medicare recipients can make changes to their current plan. The annual enrollment period runs from October 15th through December 7th. Because we communicate with our clients’ adult children on a regular basis, we often find [...]

By | 2018-04-30T15:07:48+00:00 September 19th, 2013|Categories: Finance|0 Comments

“Money Follows The Person” Program Offers Connecticut Residents A Choice

Connecticut Nursing Home Residents Can Get Home Care Instead. The main goal of Connecticut's "Money Follows The Person" (MFP) Program is to transition several thousand elderly and disabled individuals from institutional care - primarily in Skilled Nursing Facilities - back into private homes and apartments in the community - providing maximum [...]

By | 2018-04-30T15:27:43+00:00 August 15th, 2012|Categories: Finance|1 Comment

Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders adds Personal Care Assistant Services

Recently the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders added Personal Care Assistant Services as a covered service. These services will allow for seniors enrolled in the program to receive hands-on assistance with their personal care needs from qualified staff through participating agencies. Previously, non-medical homemaker - companion agencies contracted with [...]

By | 2018-05-01T14:16:48+00:00 November 9th, 2010|Categories: Finance|Tags: , |0 Comments

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