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Telehealth

Telehealth Visits Have Skyrocketed For Older Adults

One in four older Americans had a virtual medical visit in the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, most of them by video, a new telehealth poll finds.

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Older Workers: Navigating A Dangerous Decade

Losing a job is almost always traumatic. In your 50s, job loss can be devastating and devastatingly common.

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Older Adults Facing Isolation, Despair As COVID-19 Continues

As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep sheltering in place. But for some, the burden of isolation and uncertainty is becoming hard to bear.

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Older Entrepreneurs As Successful As Younger Counterparts

From Steve Jobs to Mark Zuckerberg, the stories of prosperous, young innovators drive the American economic narrative.

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Medicare Applications Raise Anxiety In Pandemic

Advocates for older people say the main problem involves certain applications for Medicare’s “Part B” coverage for outpatient care. It stems from the closure of local Social Security offices in the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Elderly Readmitted With Same Infections They Took Home

Patients discharged home or to home care were more likely to return with a linked infection than those discharged to skilled nursing homes. 

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