Most health insurance plans provide for in-hospital care, doctor visits and preventive health care needs. But they may not cover many other health-related needs of older adults, such as long term care, which is also not covered by Medicare. Today, the average monthly cost for nursing home care is nearly $5,000, and stays can exceed several years.
Several days after getting foot surgery, Jessica Mulgrew of Arlington, Texas, discovered two holes in the repaired foot. She immediately...READ MORE