Support Groups Can Help

Support Groups Can Help

The loss of a loved one can cripple the lives of family members, friends, and acquaintances. It is an experience that can cause great ranges in emotions and may even leave you feeling alone and without anyone to talk to.  We all need sources of strength in times of great adversity, and that’s exactl...

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Choosing a Hospice Provider

Choosing a Hospice Provider

The decision to enter hospice care is sometimes wrought with pain, guilt, and fear of the unknown. Choosing a hospice provider to facilitate end-of-life care for a family member or loved one can be an overwhelming decision. The National Association for Home Care and Hospice has compiled a free resou...

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The Basics of Medicaid

The Basics of Medicaid

Medicaid, which became law in 1965, is an insurance program that is managed by the federal government.  It is statewide and was established using a set of regulations, policies and federal statutes. Medicaid covers individuals with low incomes, children and pregnant women. At present, mental health,...

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Making Plans: New Parents

Making Plans: New Parents

Parents with a baby born in 2012 will spend an average of $217,000 to raise their little bundle of joy.  These latest statistics reported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) don’t even include the cost of college, which can quickly rack up tens of thousands per year in tuition cost...

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