Consumer groups are worried that the tax deduction for medical expenses could be killed by the Republican tax overhaul. How does the deduction work, and who would be affected if it gets scrapped? Lisa Desjardins talks to Cristina Martin Firvida…
By PBS NewsHour
A new national campaign rolling out on Wednesday aims to raise awareness of a hidden but devastating complication of aging: loneliness.
By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
WASHINGTON — There will be no benefit increase next year for millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees, the government said Thursday.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Nearly 40 million Americans offer unpaid care to an adult friend or relative, and of those, Millennials make up a major part of this group, according to a report issued today by AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving.
By Laura Santhanam
For the 42 million Americans who take care of loved ones at home, the responsibilities of care -- once the purview of trained nurses -- have become increasingly complex. AARP has begun to advocate for greater caregiver support through public…
By Lea Winerman
With the U.S. House of Representatives nearing a vote on a sweeping bid to overhaul the nation's health care system, Democrats secured endorsements from two key groups Thursday while opponents rallied against the bill at the U.S. Capitol.
In part two of Jim LehrerÆs conversation with Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chief discusses the state of the Obama administrationÆs economic recovery efforts, and the central bank's efforts to help homeowners facing foreclosure.
By Lea Winerman
Negotiations over health-care reform continued on Capitol Hill Tuesday, as President Barack Obama once again made his case for reform to the public, this time in a forum with the AARP.
Among Americans hit hard by the country's economic downturn are senior citizens, who are struggling to pay energy and food bills and reeling from cuts to community services due to budget constraints. Tom Bearden reports from Denver.
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