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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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Falls Are Common At Home In Well-Lit Rooms

28 September 2019

Falls are a leading cause of disability and diminished quality of life among older adults, but much of the research to date on the underlying causes of these incidents has relied on medical records that don’t illuminate exactly what led to the accident.

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The Delicate Issue Of Taking Away A Senior’s Smartphone

27 September 2019

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, Dr. Halima Amjad now asks older patients if they use a computer or smartphone and are having trouble such as forgetting passwords or getting locked out of accounts.

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Moving To Escape Taxes? Beware Of A Residency Audit

26 September 2019

Many people mistakenly believe they need only spend 183 days of each year outside their former state to win a residency audit.

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Foods To Avoid When You Have The Flu

25 September 2019

When you have the flu, it may seem like nothing can make you feel better (or worse).

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Here’s The Kind Of Data Hackers Get About You From Hospitals

24 September 2019

When hospital data is hacked, the public hears about the number of victims, but not what information the cybercriminals stole.

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Medicare Open Enrollment: How To Save Money

23 September 2019

Even if you are happy with your Medicare coverage, you should take the time to explore your options.

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