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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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Holiday Recipes Can Be Healthy and Delicious

27 November 2019

While the myth that people gain seven to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and Christmas has been debunked, a recent study suggests that they do gain about a pound per holiday season that can add up to carrying an extra 20 pounds into middle age.

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How To Talk About Alzheimer’s With A Family Member

26 November 2019

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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Lax Electronic Medical Records Oversight Puts Patients At Risk

25 November 2019

The health data geeks trusted that transitioning from paper to electronic records would cut down on medical errors, help identify new cures for disease and give patients an easy way to track their health care histories.

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Drug Plan Finder Can Steer Enrollees To Higher Costs

24 November 2019

Medicare’s revamped prescription drug plan finder can steer unwitting enrollees to coverage that costs much more than they need to pay, according to people who help with sign-ups as well as program experts.

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Books Make Great Gifts This Holiday Season

23 November 2019

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.

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Top 5 Holiday Temptations And How To Avoid Them

22 November 2019

The holiday season means delicious food and parties galore. If you’ve been dedicated to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, there’s no reason to throw away all your hard work.

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