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Four Ways to Use Your Reverse Mortgage Payments

Available for certain homeowners over 62 years old, a reverse mortgage from the Federal Housing Administration can be used to meet the needs of seniors in a variety of financial situations. Some people may be reluctant to apply for this kind of equity conversion program, thinking that it sounds like borrowing against a home or some other financial decision that could incur debt. Instead, funds gained with a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) are only making use of the equity accumulated in a home. Rather than a last resort for dire circumstances, a reverse mortgage can be appropriate for meeting many common financial concerns.


  
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Health and Wellness
 
Live at Home Services
Dispelling the Confusion About Different Types of Home Care

By Granger Benson M.D.

Given the enormous volume of information written about home care services, I continue to be amazed at the frequency with which skilled home health care is conflated with non-medical home care, as if they were similar concepts. Some authors even use the terms interchangeably. Nothing could be more off the mark. In this article, I would like to make clear some of the key distinctions between these two kinds of home care.


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End of Life
 
 

364 Division Alfred B. Church House

This Victorian-era mansion home was built in 1887 for Alfred B. Church, a real estate subdivider. Alfred and his brother Samuel, were stepsons of Gail Borden, who became famous after establishing a local plant in Elgin for canning milk.
 
 
 
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Adult Day Care: 5 Reasons It's a Preferred Alternative to a Nursing Home

Adult day care centers are a preferred alternative to nursing home or institutional care, providing activities, opportunities for socialization, convenience, and independence all while providing expert health care dedicated to helping clients improve daily functioning or delay worsening of conditions. There are many reasons to consider adult day care, including the following benefits.