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States Rush To Vaccinate Older Americans

Two months after the first COVID-19 shots were administered, the race to vaccinate older Americans is gaining traction, with more than a third of people 65 and up having received their first dose in states that have provided data.

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Nursing Home Visits Resume As Residents Die ‘Of Broken Hearts’

States across the country are beginning to roll back heart-wrenching policies instituted when the coronavirus pandemic began and allow in-person visits at nursing homes and assisted living centers, offering relief to frustrated families.

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States Push For Caregiver Tax Credits

The price of paying for help isn’t cheap: The going rate in the San Francisco Bay Area ranges from $25 to $35 an hour.

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The Most And Least Affordable Places To Buy A Home

Whether you can afford a home depends, a lot, on the city you want to call home. A modest income can go a long way in Cumberland, Maryland, the metropolitan area with the nation’s most affordable houses.

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States Begin Importation Effort To Curb Prescription Drug Costs

Norm Thurston is a “free-market guy,” a conservative health economist in Republican-run Utah, who rarely sees the government’s involvement in anything as beneficial.

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Glaring Quality Gaps in Nursing Homes to Grow With Medicaid Cuts

Nursing homes that rely the most on Medicaid tend to provide the worst care for their residents; not just the people covered by the program but also those who pay privately or have Medicare coverage.

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