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Family Caregivers Rarely Asked About Support Needs Take A Dream Caribbean Cruise On An Authentic Windjammer My Kids Are Older, So I Can Stop Worrying, Right? What The 2020s Have In Store For Aging Boomers White House Seeks To Disable Social Security Disability Programs Trump Says Action On Health Care ‘Is Working’: Is It? Verma, Trump’s Medicare, Medicaid Chief Opens Up House Passes Bill To Lower Drug Prices, Add Medicare Benefits
 
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Family Caregivers Rarely Asked About Support Needs

Nearly 20 million Americans are unpaid, usually in-family caregivers for adults over 64.

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Take A Dream Caribbean Cruise On An Authentic Windjammer

If your fondest dreams are more about the journey than the destination, a trip on a legendary four-masted windjammer in the Caribbean may be just the adventure you’re looking for.

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My Kids Are Older, So I Can Stop Worrying, Right?

My son Patrick and his band mates toured the Midwest recently. I followed their progress on Facebook as they drove from Connecticut to Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa and Pennsylvania.

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What The 2020s Have In Store For Aging Boomers

Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cusp of 85.

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White House Seeks To Disable Social Security Disability Programs

The Trump administration is proposing regulatory changes to Social Security that could cut off disability payments to hundreds of thousands of Americans, including children and the elderly.

WASHINGTON, DC  JANUARY 9: U.S. President Donald Trump walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on January 9, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump is headed to a campaign rally in Toledo, Ohio on Thursday evening. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump Says Action On Health Care ‘Is Working’: Is It?

With the 2020 election months away, President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is touting his health care record as a key reason voters should grant him another term.

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Verma, Trump’s Medicare, Medicaid Chief Opens Up

You know, our top priority is making sure that we focus on improving quality of care, high-quality care, accessible care, and making sure that we’re improving the quality of life for individuals.

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House Passes Bill To Lower Drug Prices, Add Medicare Benefits

During the 2016 Presidential campaign, Donald Trump supported the idea of the federal government negotiating drug prices as a way to cut costs for consumers.

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6 Menopause Myths Debunked

23 January 2020

Many previously taboo subjects, like menopause, are more openly talked about today.

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With Dementia Diagnosis, She Documented Her Wishes: They Said No

22 January 2020

When she worked on the trading floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, long before cellphone calculators, Susan Saran could perform complex math problems in her head.

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Best Flu Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

19 January 2020

While everyone wants to make the most of their vacation, travel can do a number on one’s health, and during flu season, the risk of feeling unwell is even higher.

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Warren & Klobuchar Say They Can Lower Drug Prices Without Congress’ Help

16 January 2020

On Tuesday, two Democrats running for president promised to do,each by herself, what Washington has so far proven unable to do: lower the prices of prescription drugs.

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Lifelong Female Exercisers Benefit from Better Muscle Function

15 January 2020

Exercising throughout a woman’s life may help preserve muscle power during the aging process, according to recent research. 

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Nursing Home Compare Website: Significant Underreporting In Safety Data Found

13 January 2020

The number of falls that lead to injury are a critical category of concern for nursing home residents, however, the data used by Nursing Home Compare to report patient safety related to falls may be highly inaccurate.

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