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In Sickness How To Throw A Fun Themed Holiday Party 5 tips To Ensure A Safe Home Delivery This Season How To Talk About Alzheimer’s With A Family Member Books Make Great Gifts This Holiday Season Nursing Homes Safety Violations Put Residents At Risk How To Support People With Dementia Medicare Outpatient Part B Premium Going Up To $144.60
 
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In Sickness & Health: How Couples Face Chronic Conditions

A new study suggests that as married couples age and develop chronic conditions, the daily demands of coping with their own health demands and those of their spouse may take a mental toll.  

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How To Throw A Fun Themed Holiday Party

This year, why not choose a fun theme for your holiday party? You can create a great atmosphere while providing entertainment for all ages with a little creativity.

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5 tips To Ensure A Safe Home Delivery This Season

According to the National Retail Federation, 41.4 million people shopped exclusively online from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday in 2018.

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How To Talk About Alzheimer’s With A Family Member

Mary Foss said she knew it was time to broach this sensitive topic with her husband Darrell when she noticed he was having difficulty doing the home improvement projects.

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Books Make Great Gifts This Holiday Season

To wow your favorite readers this season, consider the following books, which will allow them to become armchair explorers, travel back in time, or even take an inner journey to learn more about themselves.

Nursing Homes

Nursing Homes Safety Violations Put Residents At Risk

As huge swaths of California burned last fall, federal health officials descended on 20 California nursing homes to determine whether they were prepared to protect their vulnerable residents from fires, earthquakes and other disasters.

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How To Support People With Dementia

Many older Americans worry about their risk for developing some form of dementia, and with good reason.

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Medicare Outpatient Part B Premium Going Up To $144.60

Medicare’s “Part B” premium for outpatient care will rise by nearly 7 percent to $144.60 a month next year, officials said. They blamed rising spending on medications. 

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Caregivers Face Increasing Challenges In Already Tough Job

09 December 2019

Terri Van Zante left a full-time job making $12 per hour so she could take care of her mom.

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6 Tips To Celebrate Within Your Means This Holiday Season

08 December 2019

For many families, the holiday season is the most expensive time of year. Americans spent over $707 billion dollars during the 2018 holidays.

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Website Errors Raise Calls For Medicare To Be Flexible Enrollment

07 December 2019

Beneficiaries could be stuck in plans that cost too much and don’t meet their medical needs, with no way out until 2021.

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Doctor Discovers What’s Missing At Health Care’s Core As Wife’s Caregiver

06 December 2019

Caring for someone with a serious illness stretches people spiritually and emotionally, often beyond what they might have thought possible.

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7 Tips to Keep Hackers, Crooks, Scammers Out Of Your Smartphone

05 December 2019

You love your  smartphone, in fact, it’s often your biggest confidant when it comes to sharing important personal information.

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‘I Feel Like I’m In Jail’: Hospital Alarms Torment Patients

03 December 2019

When Kea Turner’s 74-year-old grandmother checked into Virginia’s Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital with advanced lung cancer, she landed in the oncology unit where every patient was monitored by a bed alarm.

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