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Medicare

Medicare Open Enrollment Is Complicated: Here’s How to Get Good Advice

If you’ve been watching TV lately, you may have seen actor Danny Glover or Joe Namath, the 77-year-old NFL legend, urging you to call an 800 number to get fabulous extra benefits from Medicare.

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Over Half Of Adults 50+ Say They’ll Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Once enough people receive an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus, experts say, the end of the pandemic may be in sight.

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When Army veteran Eugene Milligan fell off a charity’s rolls for home-delivered Meals on Wheels because of a long stay in the hospital last winter, he had to rely on others such as his son, a local church and a generous off-duty nurse to bring him food. (Andrea Morales for Kaiser Health News)

How America Fails To Deliver Meals To Its Aging

Army veteran Eugene Milligan is 75 years old and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure.

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When Falling Asleep Is An Elusive Chore

I can feel a good night’s sleep coming on like I can sense a weather change. I can also feel a bad one. There’s nothing more frustrating than tossing and turning as you watch the clock digits move slowly past midnight, then 1 a.m., and beyond.

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How Losing The ACA Could Cost You

If the Supreme Court throws out the Affordable Care Act (ACA), your finances and your future could pay the price.

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Tom Stevens and his wife, Virginia, were hospitalized with COVID-19 in early August and put in separate rooms. Their physicians later agreed that the couple, married for 66 years, should not be kept apart ― they needed to recover in a room together. (E. Wesley Ely)

Older COVID-19 Patients Battle ‘Brain Fog,’ Weakness, Emotional Turmoil

Tom Stevens and his wife, Virginia, were hospitalized with COVID-19 in early August and put in separate rooms. Their physicians later agreed that the couple, married for 66 years, should not be kept apart.

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