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Health, skin, care, beauty

Tips For Tackling Age-Related Skin Issues

Aging is a fact of life, and your skin is no exception. However, experts say that there is a lot you can do to help your skin at all stages of life.

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Alzheimer’s Study Finds Spiraling Costs, Family Caregiver Stress

Kristen Beatty’s 78-year-old father, Ray, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about 10 years ago. Since then, he has developed a sense of paranoia, insomnia and the delusion that people are stealing from him.

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Pushing Health Care to The States is no Solution

The U.S. Senate recently found itself in a mad rush to beat the clock and repeal the Affordable Care Act before Sept. 30.

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Private Geriatric Care Managers Assist Elderly And Families

The geriatric care management field is growing. The Aging Life Care Association, a trade association for the industry, reports about 300 new members a year. By Encarnacion Pyle COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hart Fetsko feels grateful and fortunate to be able to care for her aging mother. But after she had provided for her mom’s every […]

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Esther Ellis sits on her bed at home in Hawthorne, Calif., on July 18, 2017. The 78-year-old received a new mattress earlier this year from Partners in Care, a nonprofit that runs four of the dozens of sites in California's Multipurpose Senior Services Program, a Medicaid-funded home services program. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

Counting on Medicaid to Avoid a Nursing Home? it’s Up to Congress

States can choose whether to offer Medicaid services at home, but nursing home coverage, which is more expensive, is a required benefit.

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Low Medicaid Rates Limit Access to Assisted Living, Quality Care

More than 700,000 elderly and disabled Americans receive health care in residential care communities, such as assisted living facilities. As the population ages, this number will grow. A new study by RTI International found that low Medicaid payment rates for services in assisted living and similar settings discourage residential care providers from serving Medicaid beneficiaries, which […]

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