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Long term care goes back to the future!

April 2018

Ever taken a trip down memory lane and reminisced about your childhood?  For many dementia patients, these early memories can feel like the only strong memories that are left. On a recent segment from the Today Show, experts discussed “Reminiscence Therapy,” a new practice that is being implemented into adult day care facilities for Dementia […]

According to Industry Leaders: Home Care is the New Long Term Care

August 2017

The biggest myth around long term care is that it’s nursing home care. However, 80% of care is now provided within the walls of patients’ own homes.1 Knowing this, many individuals find the idea of planning for long term care more attractive, and affordable. A recent article by Judith Graham of Kaiser Health News is […]

Home is Where the Heart is! (and Long Term Care)

July 2017

When people hear the words “long term care,” they often think of nursing homes or assisted living facilities. However, what many do not realize is that almost 80% of care is provided at home.1 Recent statistics indicate an increase in the amount of Alzheimer’s and dementia patients who are dying at home as opposed to […]

The “Opportunity Cost” of Long Term Care

July 2017

Have you noticed the topic of caregiving coming up in your conversations with friends and family? You’re not the only one! In fact, this has become a popular topic of conversation, and Chris Farrell of the Star Tribune wants to tell you why. According to his article, the level of preparedness for long term care […]

“Color Your Mind” Book Giveaway

July 2017

Alzheimer’s: A topic of conversation that is unfortunately making its way into the homes of more Americans these days. Within the last 15 years, the number of individuals in the United States living with this disease has increased by 55 percent, with the expected number of cases projected to rise to 16 million in 2050.1 […]

Assisted Living Payment Options

May 2017

As our loved ones near the stage of their lives where they may need long term care, it is important to be educated on how you can ensure they will receive the care they need without putting yourself or your loved ones in financial distress. In an article by SeniorsMatter.com, payment options and how assisted […]

Why Newman has focused on LTCI for 26 years

November 2016

An article by Deb Newman, President/CEO of Newman Long Term Care, was featured in the November/December issue of Advisor Today. The article highlighted that here at Newman Long Term Care, we do what we do because we care about the people who are affected the most by a long term care event: The caregivers. Newman […]

Gene Wilder: Alzheimer’s and Our Hidden Society of Caregivers

August 2016

Best known for his roles as Willy Wonka from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Dr. Frankenstein in the movie Young Frankenstein, actor Gene Wilder passed away at age 83 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. The actor was diagnosed with the disease three years prior, however, he and his family kept his diagnosis […]

Young Children Providing Care

June 2016

When we think of an individual being provided care from one of their children, we think of this caregiver as an adult. However, this past Sunday, the StarTribune published a few articles on Minnesotan children, ages 9 to 18, providing care to their parents who are too sick to care for themselves and their families. […]

The Longest Day

June 2016

Every year on the summer solstice, the Alzheimer’s Association® holds a team event called The Longest Day. This event is meant to raise money and spread awareness for those battling Alzheimer’s disease as well as their caregivers. From sunrise to sunset, teams are expected to create their own experiences and participate in any activity they […]