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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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Who Needs Meat When This Bean Chili Is So Delicious?

27 December 2019

Black bean chili should be primarily about the beans. They should be creamy, tender, and well-seasoned.

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Macular Degeneration: Another Reason To Stop Eating Fatty Foods

26 December 2019

It turns out that a Western dietary pattern, one defined as high in consumption of red and processed meat, fried food, refined grains and high-fat dairy, may be a risk factor for developing late macular degeneration.

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PACE Day Care Helps Keep Seniors At Home

25 December 2019

Two mornings a week, a van arrives at the Escondido, Calif., home of Mario Perez and takes him to a new senior center in this northern San Diego County town, where he eats a hot lunch.

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5 Financial Tasks You Should Tackle By Year-End

24 December 2019

A task without a deadline is just wishful thinking. Sometimes, you can get away with procrastinating. If you never get around to alphabetizing your spices, no one’s life will change.

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Parenting Your Aging Parents When They Don’t Want Help

23 December 2019

David Solie’s 89-year-old mother, Carol, was unyielding. “No, I will not move,” she told her son every time he suggested that she leave her home and relocate to a senior living residence.

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A Decade in Review: 7 Healthcare Breakthroughs

22 December 2019

From bench to bedside, these breakthroughs have opened up possibilities beyond what was thought was possible decades ago.

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