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The result of a clinical study entitled “Sprint Mind” seems to demonstrate that intensive treatment to reduce blood pressure (to a consistent systolic pressure of 120 or below) will significantly reduce mild cognitive impairment. Researchers reported a nineteen percent (19%) lower rate of new cases of...

Although certain assets such as a home, car, mineral rights (subject to limitations) and businesses essential for self-support are “non-countable” when applying for long-term care Medicaid, there are numerous exceptions to avoid a successful claim by the State to be paid back for benefits (such...

On December 31, 2018, the President signed a bill (the “BOLD” Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act”) to amend existing law to increase funding by $100 million (see below) for the establishment or support of regional centers to address Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia by: Advancing awareness of...

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has announced its 2019 rate increases for certain non-serviced connected disability wartime military veterans, not dishonorably discharged or their surviving spouses to help pay for care costs ranging from being housebound to long-term care costs. However, since these benefits...