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How to Avoid Loneliness During The Holiday Season

The holidays are supposed to be a happy time of the year, but many isolated seniors often are left feeling lonely, which can be harmful to their health.

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Shielding Yourself And Elderly Parents From Financial Fraud

Your golden years are supposed to be the time when you live off your retirement savings, see more of your family and dive fully into leisurely pursuits. Unfortunately, they’re also the years when you’ll be a prime target of financial fraud.

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Treating Poor People As ‘Passive’ Health Care Consumers

In 2009, a State Legislator who chaired the House Financial Services committee, on Beacon Hill introduced a bill that would “automatically enroll all eligible seniors” into a managed care program for seniors.

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Family Caregivers Overwhelmed And Undertrained

Adult caregivers looking after aging relatives and friends have little training for their stressful roles but still find the experience rewarding.

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Glaring Quality Gaps in Nursing Homes to Grow With Medicaid Cuts

Nursing homes that rely the most on Medicaid tend to provide the worst care for their residents; not just the people covered by the program but also those who pay privately or have Medicare coverage.

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Signs Aging Parents Need Help Managing Finances

It’s inevitable. As we age, our bodies and our brains change, and not always like fine wine.

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