Drugmakers Hike Prices On Over 700 Drugs, Including Ozempic

Drugmakers Hike Prices On Over 700 Drugs, Including Ozempic Pharmaceutical companies have boosted prices for over 700 medications, including the popular Ozempic and Mounjaro drugs that treat type 2 diabetes but are also used off-label for weight loss, according to a new report on drug pricing. An analysis by 46brooklyn Research, an Ohio-based nonprofit analytics … Continue reading “Drugmakers Hike Prices On Over 700 Drugs, Including Ozempic”

What Makes A Great Life?

What Makes A Great Life? Gallup Inc. has given a variety of surveys over the years, but one of the most comprehensive of them all is its “well-being” survey which the organization wanted to discover: What makes a great life? Gallup first asked the question in 2006 about well-being, which is used interchangeably with “happiness.” … Continue reading “What Makes A Great Life?”

How To ‘Age In Place’

How To ‘Age In Place’ When Karen Hauck advises seniors on how to age in place safely or consults with those who want to construct a new “forever home,” she is speaking from first-hand experience. Before becoming a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, Hauck and her husband, James, were caregivers for her parents and relatives—all … Continue reading “How To ‘Age In Place’”

Elderly Scam Fraud Alert! Mortgage Fraud Scam Attack Seniors

SCAM ALERT: Elderly Scam Fraud Alert! Mortgage Fraud Scam Attack Seniors Polly Fehler has been living a financial nightmare since April 2021. It began when the Oconee County, South Carolina resident was using public Wi-Fi. A pop-up message on her computer screen said her computer had been compromised and to call the phone number listed … Continue reading “Elderly Scam Fraud Alert! Mortgage Fraud Scam Attack Seniors”

Latest on “Aging in Place” for seniors

Latest on “Aging in Place” for seniors Older adults who want to age in place may have to make modifications to their existing homes, according to a recently released study. What’s more, the “Aging in Place” study suggests that technology will play a key role in helping seniors remain independent. The new study conducted by … Continue reading “Latest on “Aging in Place” for seniors”

Keeping The Elderly Protected During Winter

Keeping The Elderly Protected During Winter It’s been two years since the coronavirus disease (COVID) was first detected in the United States, and problems with COVID aren’t going to go away anytime soon. That’s why health care professionals and senior care experts are encouraging others to help the elderly survive a second COVID winter. It’s … Continue reading “Keeping The Elderly Protected During Winter”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech Adults 65 years old and older are among the fastest-growing populations in the United States. And, seniors say they want to be as independent as possible as they age actively and gracefully. The good news is that older adults may achieve their goals with the help of technology designed specifically for them. … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Coronavirus News

Coronavirus News Just a month ago, the Delta variant of the coronavirus was wreaking havoc across the nation. Now, the highly contagious Omicron variant has replaced Delta as the dominant strain of COVID in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Delta variant, which is still circulating … Continue reading “Coronavirus News”

Aging In Place

Aging In Place Some older adults in North Carolina who want to age in place are becoming members of a “pod”—a care pod, that is—to get the services that they need to stay in their homes. CarePods, a Charlotte-based company, is transforming the way seniors age in place in the greater Charlotte area, as well … Continue reading “Aging In Place”