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Heinz Family Philanthropies (www.heinzfamily.org) Release Questions Families Should Ask About Long-Term Care - 10 Questions to Answer...(www.tenquestionstoanswer.org)
Date:5/20/2009

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long-term care for a loved can be a very complicated issue and quite often families do not even know where to begin, let alone the right questions to ask when they start -- or when they are suddenly forced -- to consider it.

The Heinz Family Philanthropies is adding a new series to its Facts About project entitled "10 QUESTIONS TO ANSWER... "About Long-term Care. This new series will provide the most up-to-date, concise, accurate, and unbiased information related to important issues about long-term care.

Today we are issuing the second part of the series entitled, 10 Questions to Answer Before You or a Loved One Purchase Long-Term Care...

Long-term care encompasses a variety of medical and non-medical services provided to persons with chronic diseases or disabilities who need assistance with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and using the bathroom. "The 10 QUESTIONS TO ANSWER series poses questions for older adults and their families to consider when making decisions about long-term care. They provide brief answers and ideas for further consideration as well as links to resources that can help families dealing with these difficult issues" said Teresa Heinz, chairman of the Heinz Family Philanthropies.

This new 10 QUESTIONS TO ANSWER series expands The Heinz Family Philanthropies' on-going public information campaign. On this specific series we are joined by the Foundation for the Future of Aging.

The five new fact sheets in the "10 Questions to Answer" series are:

  • 10 Questions to Answer Before You or a Your Loved One Needs Long-Term Care...

These questions examine long-term care options beyond nursing home care.

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