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More options for seniors with high drug costs

At least two plans covering some brand-name drugs in the gap will be available in every region of the country. Overall, one-third of plans will offer gap coverage, up from one-fifth this year. Some only provide generics.

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Bay State receives $1.7 million to help consumers navigate long-term care options

““We know how difficult it can be for individuals and caregivers to deal with a sudden illness or chronic disease while at the same time trying to navigate through a complex health care system to figure out where to go to get appropriate help.”

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How VA Aid and Attendance benefit might help you

For many veterans and their spouses, the most important thing is to be aware of the benefit so you’ll know the help is there when you need it.

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Hearing loss: Identify, treat and conquer

Are you are one of those millions of people who do not hear as well as they once did? If so, you are certainly not alone.

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Brave new world: Will home technology make seniors safer?

A series of products allows family members and caretakers to remotely check up on the well being of their loved ones and charges.

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Labor Secy. Solis on National Employ Older Workers Week

“This week we celebrate the continued contributions of America’s older workers. It is also a time to get word to every employer about the importance and benefits of hiring these seasoned professionals. After all, experience — coupled with a solid work ethic and strong decision making skills — makes for excellent job candidates.”

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