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Early Retirement Can Accelerate Cognitive Decline

arly retirement can accelerate cognitive decline among the elderly, according to research conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. 

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Healthy Lifestyle Linked To Slower Memory Decline

A healthy lifestyle, in particular a healthy diet, is associated with slower memory decline, finds a decade-long study of older adults.

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Americans Over 50 Show Signs Of Food Addiction

Whether you call them comfort foods, highly processed foods, junk foods, empty calories or just some of Americans’ favorite foods and drinks, a sizable percentage of older Americans have an unhealthy relationship with them, according to a new poll.

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Did Your Health Plan Rip Off Medicare?

Today, KHN has released details of 90 previously secret government audits that reveal millions of dollars in overpayments to Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors.

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Why Do So Many Older Adults Choose Medicare Advantage?

In 2022, 48 percent of Medicare beneficiaries were enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans instead of original Medicare, and experts predict that number will be higher in 2023.

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Wireless Earbuds Work As Inexpensive Hearing Aids

Some commercial earbuds can perform as well as hearing aids. The result could help a large proportion of people with hearing loss access more affordable sound amplification devices.

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