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Medicare Patients Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage Historic Village, Strawbery Banke, Hosts Food Genetic-Testing Scam Targets Seniors And Rips Off Medicare Viking River Cruises Offers Carefree European Travel Social Security 2100 Act Aims To Fix The Entitlement Is There A Way To Prevent Robocalls? Alexa Could Be Your Go-To Doctor In The Future Retiring Abroad? Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well
 
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Medicare Patients Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage

Medicare paid for Betty Gordon’s knee replacement surgery in March, but the 72-year-old former high school teacher needed a nursing home stay and care at home to recover.

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Historic Village, Strawbery Banke, Hosts Food & Wine Festival

Vintage & Vine offers more than 1,000 guests an opportunity to chat with knowledgeable wine and restaurant partners as they nibble and sip their way through the 10-acre, enchanting historical village.

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Genetic-Testing Scam Targets Seniors And Rips Off Medicare

The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice.

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Viking River Cruises Offers Carefree European Travel

It was early morning as our Viking long ship, Alruna, docked in the little town of Breisach, Germany.

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Social Security 2100 Act Aims To Fix The Entitlement

According to bill sponsors, the Social Security 2100 Act increases benefits for all current and future Social Security recipients, cuts taxes for almost 12 million seniors, and ensures the system remains solvent for the rest of this century.

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Is There A Way To Prevent Robocalls?

Collecting a person’s phone number is not a hard task these days. They are shared on the internet through social media platforms and other online channels.

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Alexa Could Be Your Go-To Doctor In The Future

Amazon has partnered with numerous health care companies, including several in California, to let consumers and employees use Alexa for health care purposes.

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Retiring Abroad? Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well

When Karen Schirack, 67, slipped on her way into her house in January and broke her left femur in multiple places, she had a decision to make.

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Apples, Tea & Moderation: 3 Ingredients For Long Life

20 August 2019

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers.

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Stress In Middle Age Linked To Cognitive Decline In Older Women

19 August 2019

Stress could be the reason women suffer memory loss much more than men, according to a study.

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So, You Win The Lottery, Taking Payment May Depend On Age

18 August 2019

Imagine winning the lottery and having it pay out over a scheduled period of time. Would you want the largest payments right away? Or would you rather start small and save the biggest windfall for later?

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Blood Pressure Control Helps Ward Off Dementia

15 August 2019

The results complement a previous study published by the same research group which showed that intensive treatment significantly lowered the chances that participants developed mild cognitive impairment. 

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Why Stress And Anxiety Aren’t Always Bad

14 August 2019

People generally think of stress and anxiety as negative concepts, but while both stress and anxiety can reach unhealthy levels, psychologists have long known that both are unavoidable.

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How Your 2019 Vacation Can Pay For Your 2020 Vacation

13 August 2019

If you’re gearing up for a vacation, you might be wincing at the cost. Plane tickets, hotels, rental cars, meals and activities can turn any getaway into a financial burden.

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