By Philip Moeller
Democratic majorities in either the House or Senate would, for the time being, protect against further weakening of these programs, writes columnist Philip Moeller.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday the Department of Justice is cracking down on schemes that defraud seniors.
Medicare’s annual open enrollment season begins Oct. 15 and extends through Dec. 7. Here are a few preparatory pointers to help enrollees take full advantage of the opportunity.
In the past, I usually told employees turning 65 that they did not have to get Medicare and could simply keep their employer plans. My thinking has changed.
If you are considering a certain Medigap letter plan, don’t assume that all such plans will offer the same features.
By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
Death rates for older adults with asthma are five times that of younger patients, according to a new review of asthma among seniors. And medical complications are more common.
By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Conservatives hope to roll back what they see as an expanding and costly health care entitlement in the Affordable Care Act. But little has been said about what would happen to older Americans in nursing homes if these cuts took…
By Bruce Horovitz, Kaiser Health News
An assisted living facility in New York is helping their residents accomplish bucket list items like flying a plane and completing college.
By Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
Emergency room physicians are struggling with how to deal with elderly patients with life-limiting conditions in an environment where most clinicians default to lifesaving techniques.
It’s widely believed that older age is darkened by persistent loneliness. But a considerable body of research confirms this isn’t the case.
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