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Some Older Adults Just Want To Be Left Alone, Which Can Lead To Problems

The 84-year-old man who had suffered a mini-stroke was insistent as he spoke to a social worker about being discharged from the hospital: He didn’t want anyone coming into his home, and he didn’t think he needed any help.

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AARP: States Lag In Keeping Medicaid Enrollees Out Of Nursing Home

States are making tepid progress helping millions of elderly and disabled people on Medicaid avoid costly nursing home care by arranging home or community services for them instead.

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AHCA Is Unfair And Unaffordable For Mainers

You may have been watching current debates about the American Health Care Act (AHCA) recently passed by the House of Representatives and what it will mean for Americans of all ages.

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Dispelling Myths: Enjoy Summer Days While Preserving Your Skin

As many begin to spend long summer days outside, it’s crucial to have the right information about skin protection and the dangers of sun exposure.

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When It Comes To Older Folks, American Health Care Act 2.0 Worse Than 1.0

From bad to worse. A Massachusetts elder advocacy group says the health care reform legislation now in the operating room in Congress will not make older people healthy or happy.

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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.

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