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If Medicare Disappears Rehabilitation For Patients Could Suffer

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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Learn How to Plan Support, Care For Yourself And Your Parents

The holidays are a time for family gatherings, and it’s a good bet that at many of them, a couple of the adult “kids” huddled together and asked, “Do you think it’s time for mom and dad to live somewhere else?”

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Brain Changes Make Some Older Adults More Vulnerable to Scams

They are able to balance their checkbooks. They can remember and evaluate information. Their personalities are normal, and their arithmetic is fine.

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Certain Training Can Improve Driving Skills of Older Adults

Older drivers can see their driving abilities improve by participating in certain types of training that improves the brain’s processing speed and how the mind reacts when attention is divided.

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Falls Taking Huge And Rising Toll On Elderly Brains

Elderly people are suffering concussions and other brain injuries from falls at what appear to be unprecedented rates.

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A Playbook to Manage Health Problems in Later Years

At least once a day, Dr. Lee Ann Lindquist gets an urgent phone call. ‘Mom fell and is in the hospital,’ a concerned middle-aged son might report.

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