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New From the Heinz Family Philanthropies: 10 Questions and Valuable Answers to Help Families If They Are Not Happy With Their Long-Term Care
Date:6/11/2009

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WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New questions and helpful answers designed to assist families if they are not receiving the long-term care they expect are now available online at www.tenquestionstoanswer.org - the latest in the Heinz Family Philanthropies 10 Questions to Answer series that helps families make the best long term care decisions.

"Our goal is to offer families reliable answers to even the most difficult situations related to long-term care," said Teresa Heinz, chairman of the Heinz Family Philanthropies. "Far too often families quietly suffer through less than ideal situations when access to the right facts can produce the confidence necessary to make the required changes to relieve the tremendous psychological and financial burdens that they face."

"This is perhaps the toughest part of long-term care to confront head on in a constructive way. While the vast majority of people receive safe, reliable, high quality care, for those that don't, it weighs on the entire family. We think this particular 10 Questions to Answer will be of tremendous help to thousands of families out there," said Jeffrey Lewis, president of the Heinz Family Philanthropies.

10 Questions to Answer poses a series of questions for older adults and their families to consider when considering a whole range of issues about long-term care. They provide brief answers, ideas for further consideration, and links to resources that can help families dealing with these difficult issues.

The Heinz Family Philanthropies has been producing the Facts About series for over five years and distributes them via index-sized laminated cards. These cards are distribu
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