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Gloves And The Great Covid PPE Hunt

I recently received a call from two front-line workers who are caring for an elderly friend of mine. “We’re just about out of gloves,” the personal care attendant worker said.

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Nursing Homes Residents Feeling Trapped During Pandemic

The terrible irony for the elderly in nursing facilities is that family and friends who came to visit their loved ones, staff caregivers who went room to room to care for the residents, and other residents at the facility, are likely sources of the virus spreading.

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Ageist Media? Introducing Our Very Old Next President

The alignment of Donald Trump,73, alongside Biden and Sanders in the political arena has brought out all the ageist canards that lie just below the veneer of American politics.

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Disability

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.

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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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Medicaid

Medicare for All: What Happens To Medicaid?

One of the most controversial health care debates in the upcoming federal elections is the creation of a single, federal-level, universal health insurance program known as “Medicare For All.”

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