Long-term care

Retired physician David Hilfiker, of Washington, talks about his life with Alzheimer's at the National Press Club in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Rising Alzheimer’s creates strain on caregivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Hilfiker knows what’s coming. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s so early that he’s had time to tell his family what he wants to happen once forgetfulness turns incapacitating. “When it’s time […]


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Long-term care in aging US: Not for me, poll says

WASHINGTON (AP) — We’re in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older — and are taking few steps to get ready.



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