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Medicare Patients Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage Historic Village, Strawbery Banke, Hosts Food Genetic-Testing Scam Targets Seniors And Rips Off Medicare Viking River Cruises Offers Carefree European Travel Social Security 2100 Act Aims To Fix The Entitlement Is There A Way To Prevent Robocalls? Alexa Could Be Your Go-To Doctor In The Future Retiring Abroad? Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well
 
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Medicare Patients Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage

Medicare paid for Betty Gordon’s knee replacement surgery in March, but the 72-year-old former high school teacher needed a nursing home stay and care at home to recover.

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Historic Village, Strawbery Banke, Hosts Food & Wine Festival

Vintage & Vine offers more than 1,000 guests an opportunity to chat with knowledgeable wine and restaurant partners as they nibble and sip their way through the 10-acre, enchanting historical village.

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Genetic-Testing Scam Targets Seniors And Rips Off Medicare

The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice.

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Viking River Cruises Offers Carefree European Travel

It was early morning as our Viking long ship, Alruna, docked in the little town of Breisach, Germany.

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Social Security 2100 Act Aims To Fix The Entitlement

According to bill sponsors, the Social Security 2100 Act increases benefits for all current and future Social Security recipients, cuts taxes for almost 12 million seniors, and ensures the system remains solvent for the rest of this century.

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Is There A Way To Prevent Robocalls?

Collecting a person’s phone number is not a hard task these days. They are shared on the internet through social media platforms and other online channels.

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Alexa Could Be Your Go-To Doctor In The Future

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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Retiring Abroad? Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well

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.

Why should you pay more for cremation?

10 June 2010

There are two reasons why you are willing to pay more for something.

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Hospice care offers a true gift of love

10 June 2010

There is no greater love a person can share than giving the gift of care during a time of great need.

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Make an educated choice: Home agency or private caregiver

10 June 2010

By Jeannette Sheehan Are you at home and not able to do it all anymore? There are options for you to get assistance and remain at home. We all know most prefer to live at home. These familiar surroundings provide comfort, security and stability. Not only do people recover more quickly at home, there is […]

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Rebate checks coming for people in Medicare Rx doughnut hole

10 June 2010

Massachusetts Medicare recipients, who have fallen into the prescription drug coverage gap, have began automatically receiving $250 rebate checks to help with drug costs and other expenses, part of the new health care reform law.

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Seniors with macular degeneration can read again with technology

07 June 2010

Ella M. has surrounded herself with books her entire life. A graduate of Hunter College in 1938, she went on to work as an editor, writer, and book designer, a vocation she didn’t fully let go of until she was eighty years old.

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Technological advances in lens implants

07 June 2010

Until recently, choices in cataract surgery were simple. The cloudy lens or cataract was removed during surgery. Decades ago there was no such thing as an intraocular lens.

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