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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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Alexa Could Be Your Go-To Doctor In The Future

01 August 2019

Amazon has partnered with numerous health care companies, including several in California, to let consumers and employees use Alexa for health care purposes.

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One In 10 Older Adults Currently Binge Drinks

31 July 2019

Binge drinking is a risky behavior, particularly for older adults due to aging-related physical changes and the likelihood of having chronic health issues. 

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Creator Of Brain Exam That Trump Aced Demands New Tester Training

30 July 2019

Last year, Dr. Ronny Jackson, then the White House physician, gave Donald Trump a standard test to detect early signs of dementia.

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How and Why Resistance Training Critical for Older Adults

29 July 2019

For many older adults, resistance training may not be part of their daily routine, but a new position statement suggests it is vital to improving their health and longevity.

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Retiring Abroad? Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well

28 July 2019

When Karen Schirack, 67, slipped on her way into her house in January and broke her left femur in multiple places, she had a decision to make.

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GOP Senators Distance Themselves From Grassley, Trump’s Efforts To Cut Drug Prices

27 July 2019

The fight between policymakers intent on lowering prescription drug prices and the drugmakers who keep raising them intensified Thursday.

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