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A Tale Of Love, Family Conflict And Battles Over Care For Aging Mother

“Edith + Eddie,” a short documentary vying for an Academy Award Sunday, is a gripping look at a couple in their 90s caught up in an intense family conflict over caring for an aging parent.

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One Man’s Story: Fighting MassHealth For Minutes Of Care

Michael Fernandes, 72, has a disabling condition that requires he receive personal care from others.

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skin, care, health, beauty

4 Ways to Use Petroleum Jelly for Skin Care

The skin is the body’s largest organ, so it’s important to take good care of it. However, doing so doesn’t necessarily mean breaking the bank.

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Care Suffers as Nursing Homes Feed Money Into Corporate Web

When one of Martha Jane Pierce’s sons peeled back the white sock that had been covering his 82-year-old mother’s right foot for a month, he discovered rotting flesh.

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Seema Verma, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks during a Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Verma, the businesswoman Trump selected to oversee Medicaid, the health care program for 74 million low-income Americans, has said the program is structurally flawed by policies that burden states and foster dependency among the poor. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Trump Relaxes Financial Penalties Against Nursing Homes

The shift in the Medicare program’s penalty protocols was requested by the nursing home industry.

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Parkinson's Disease

Caregivers Stuck in the Middle: What You Need to Know About Parkinson’s

As the population ages, more people will be sandwiched in between taking care of their parents or other family members in need, and their children.

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