booster

Why Won’t More Older Americans Get Their Covid Booster?

13 May 2022

Even as top U.S. health officials say it’s time America learns to live with the coronavirus, a chorus of leading researchers say faulty messaging on booster shots has left millions of older people at serious risk.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Features0 Comments

vision

Poor Vision Unfairly Mistaken For Brain Decline

12 May 2022

Millions of older people with poor vision are at risk of being misdiagnosed with mild cognitive impairments, according to a new study.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Family Care0 Comments

FDA, Aduhelm, Part B

Forget Any Changes To Medicare Part B Premium Rates

11 May 2022

About three months ago, I reported that people on Medicare were being over-charged for their Part B (doctor’s care) premium rates because of the inflated cost of a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

Read the full story

Posted in Pushback, Your Money0 Comments

South Padre Island

South Padre Island offers Texas-Size Fun

10 May 2022

Fish. Party. Repeat.” Those words, printed on a sign in a South Padre Island, Texas, restaurant, refer to two of the area’s most popular pastimes.

Read the full story

Posted in Take a Trip0 Comments

Subvariants

A Guide To Help You Keep Up With The Omicron Subvariants

09 May 2022

Two years into the coronavirus pandemic, Americans can be forgiven if they’ve lost track of the latest variants circulating nationally and around the world.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Features0 Comments

home

In A Multigenerational Home, Design Choices Can Be Emotional

08 May 2022

Should the hanging from Thailand stay on the living-room wall where it has lived since I was born? Should we lay out the family room as it was when I was 8, when I was 17 or in a completely new configuration?

Read the full story

Posted in Home Decor/Renovations0 Comments

Join Now for the 50 Plus Newsletter