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Shortage Of Home Health Aides Robs Thousands Of Proper Care To Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s, Think Before You Eat ACA: How GOP Can Still Alter Your Coverage Want To Live Past 100? Centenarians Share Secrets Of Knee Bends And Nips Of Scotch 8 Ways Men And Women Age Differently If Our Bed Could Talk, it Would Tell a Family Tale Challenges for Social Security Under a New Administration Visiting Often Overlooked Umbria
 

Shortage Of Home Health Aides Robs Thousands Of Proper Care

Acute shortages of home health aides and nursing assistants are cropping up across the country, threatening care for people with serious disabilities and vulnerable older adults.

To Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s, Think Before You Eat

Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition.

Affordable Care Act, ACA, GOP

ACA: How GOP Can Still Alter Your Coverage

The Affordable Care Act’s worst enemies are now in charge of the vast range of health coverage it created. They’re also discussing changes that could affect a wider net of employment-based policies and Medicare coverage for seniors.

Want To Live Past 100? Centenarians Share Secrets Of Knee Bends And Nips Of Scotch

Gertrude Siegel is 101 and hears it all the time. “Everyone says ‘I want to be just like you.’ I tell them to get in line,” she said.

8 Ways Men And Women Age Differently

The existence of fart jokes, belching contests and bra-snapping would appear proof-positive that boys are less mature than girls during childhood and adolescence.

If Our Bed Could Talk, it Would Tell a Family Tale

Don’t worry, this is not going to be some kinky “tell-all.” But you know when you can’t put something off any longer?

Challenges for Social Security Under a New Administration

The program closed out the term of President Obama making more money than the Trustees had forecast

Visiting Often Overlooked Umbria

In 1996, a best-selling book titled Under the Tuscan Sun, which recounted how the author restored an abandoned villa in Tuscany, established that area of Italy as a popular vacation destination for Americans.

If Medicare Disappears Rehabilitation For Patients Could Suffer

28 April 2017

Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services, the department responsible for the administration of Medicare, has indicated that he might eliminate the program.

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Why downsize? Consider Remodeling To Age In Place

27 April 2017

The small businesses that dominate the home remodeling industry are expecting robust growth in the next few years, thanks partly to baby boomers who want to remain in their homes.

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Grasping For The Middle Ground On Affordable Care Act

26 April 2017

Hay, who specializes in health policy and economics, envisions an Obamacare replacement plan that would scrap health insurance exchanges such as Covered California, which sell subsidized private market plans.

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Pandora And Guardians Of Galaxy Premier At Disney

25 April 2017

Disney theme parks have a big summer ahead of them with major new attractions based on two movies, one about the Marvel Comics superheroes from Guardians of the Galaxy and the other about the lush alien world of Pandora from the James Cameron film Avatar.

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Sen. Grassley Demands Scrutiny Of Medicare Advantage Plans

23 April 2017

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wants federal health officials to tighten scrutiny of private Medicare Advantage health plans amid ongoing concern that insurers overbill the government by billions of dollars every year.

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Adding Friendly Bacteria To Skin Lotion Wards Off Bad Germs

21 April 2017

Bacteria live on everyone’s skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward off their disease-causing cousins. Now scientists are mixing the good bugs into lotions in hopes of spreading protection.

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