Passare Presents a How-to Guide on Long-Term Care Options and Planning

August 6, 2014
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eBook Delves Into Details of Preparing for Long-Term Support

San Francisco, CA – August 6, 2014 – Passare, Inc., a trusted and relevant source for End-of-Life planning and management, today announced the company has developed and published a comprehensive resource on long-term care titled “Long-Term Care Options and Planning.” This is a recent eBook in Passare’s ongoing series, which aims to help readers explore options, understand the process and ultimately plan for End-of-Life management.

Why Long-Term Care Matters
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that 70% of people turning age 65 can expect to use long-term care. With a majority of adults impacted, long-term care planning is one consideration to ensure a graceful transition to the next phase of life.

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According to the eBook, long-term care provides a certain freedom to people who can no longer manage everyday tasks on their own due to aging, chronic conditions, disability, or other factors. Long-term care providers assist people with routine tasks such as eating, bathing, and dressing — with the goal of helping people live as independently as possible.

The guide discusses a wide range of long-term care options to fit each individual’s unique needs. Some include: independent living with in-home care, assisted living, skilled nursing care, home-based care, private nursing, community-based care, supportive housing programs, adult day services, senior centers, adult foster care, assisted living centers, retirement communities, nursing homes, and hospices, to name a few.

Passare’s How-to Guide for Long-Term Care Options and Planning describes a multitude of available options, as well as highlights different government programs to assist care planning. This resource comes with a 3-page planning checklist and a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section to help people better understand and navigate long-term care options. The guide was written by Passare, in collaboration with Passare expert contributor Karen Kelleher, an End-of-Life healthcare professional specializing in the field of Geriatrics.

For more information about long-term care or End-of-Life planning, go to www.passare.com/resources.

ABOUT PASSARE
Passare, Inc. is the industry’s first and most comprehensive End-of-Life Management Platform. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, the privately held company is leveraging technology to transform both the way funeral homes will operate in the 21st century and the service experience for families. Passare eases the emotional, financial, and logistical burden on families by guiding them through one of life’s most important passages with greater simplicity and peace of mind. For more information, please visit http://www.passare.com.

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