Monthly Archives March 2022

Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom is Back in Action

OMAHA, Neb. (March 21, 2022) – Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom is back in action, producing a new television series to showcase conservation success stories and to inspire the next generation of conservationists. The new series, “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild,” will premiere in January 2023 to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the original “Wild Kingdom” show. Since the debut of this groundbreaking nature program in 1963, Mutual of Omaha has been linked to conservation and a commitment to protecting the Earth’s wildest places. The 10 episodes will air on RFD-TV and digital channels. According to Jen
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Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom is Back in Action

OMAHA, Neb. (March 21, 2022) – Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom is back in action, producing a new television series to showcase conservation success stories and to inspire the next generation of conservationists. The new series, “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Protecting the Wild,” will premiere in January 2023 to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the original “Wild Kingdom” show. Since the debut of this groundbreaking nature program in 1963, Mutual of Omaha has been linked to conservation and a commitment to protecting the Earth’s wildest places. The 10 episodes will air on RFD-TV and digital channels. According to Jen
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Assisted living rate increase grows 4.65 percent — more than skilled nursing but less than home care

McKnight’s Senior Living Lois A. Bowers The annual median rate in assisted living increased nationally by 4.65% in 2021, according to the results of Genworth’s 18th annual Cost of Care Survey, released Wednesday. Nationally, the annual median charge for a private, one-bedroom unit was $54,000 per year ($4,500 per month or $148 per day), the study found. The firm attributed the rate increase to shifts in the labor market and costs related to operators’ COVID-19 response. “Even more than in prior years, the increased demand for labor and the current national labor shortage have made it more difficult to hire
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Caring for Older Relatives Is So Expensive That Even AARP’s Expert Filed for Bankruptcy

Unexpected costs can accumulate over time and overwhelm even most experienced of nation’s 53 million family caregivers By Clare Ansberry | Photos by Alyssa Schukar for The Wall Street Journal Feb. 20, 2022 Amy Goyer is AARP’s family and caregiving expert. She has written two books on the subject and has her own consulting business. “I am a caregiving expert. How did I end up in bankruptcy?” she says. Ms. Goyer depleted her savings and ended up relying on credit cards after being financially drained by costs related to caring for her parents. After more than a decade of caring
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Assisted living rate increase grows 4.65 percent — more than skilled nursing but less than home care

McKnight’s Senior Living Lois A. Bowers The annual median rate in assisted living increased nationally by 4.65% in 2021, according to the results of Genworth’s 18th annual Cost of Care Survey, released Wednesday. Nationally, the annual median charge for a private, one-bedroom unit was $54,000 per year ($4,500 per month or $148 per day), the study found. The firm attributed the rate increase to shifts in the labor market and costs related to operators’ COVID-19 response. “Even more than in prior years, the increased demand for labor and the current national labor shortage have made it more difficult to hire
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