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Prospect Dim for Medicare Prescription Drug Bill, as White House Calls Democrats Proposal Unworkable

Trump Administration Says Democrats Proposal Unworkable Dimming Hopes For A Medicare Prescription Drug Bill The White House won’t support Nancy Pelosi’s plan to lower prescription drug prices for seniors, dimming hopes that the bill could become law this year. What Pelosi’s Prescription Drug Plan Would Do The legislation, which is expected to come up for … Continue reading “Prospect Dim for Medicare Prescription Drug Bill, as White House Calls Democrats Proposal Unworkable”

Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as ObamaCare is again under attack!

Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as ObamaCare is again under attack! The Affordable Care Act (ACA) hangs in the balance after a federal district court judge ruled last year that the health care reform legislation was unconstitutional. Now, the judge’s ruling is on appeal to a panel of three judges from the U.S. Court … Continue reading “Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as ObamaCare is again under attack!”

Medical Costs Medicare Won’t Cover

Medical Costs Medicare Won’t Cover There’s no doubt many seniors would face bankruptcy without Medicare, the federal health insurance program for those aged 65 and older. But while Medicare is a godsend, especially for those facing catastrophic or chronic illness, the program doesn’t cover all of the medical care many Americans will need as they … Continue reading “Medical Costs Medicare Won’t Cover”

Flu Season | Vaccines For The Elderly

Flu Season | Vaccines For The Elderly Some older adults may have to wait until later in the fall to get a flu shot because of a delay in manufacturing a vaccine designed for seniors. The Medical Daily reports various reasons for the delay of the Fluzone High-Dose vaccine and the standard flu vaccines for … Continue reading “Flu Season | Vaccines For The Elderly”

Elder Fraud: What You Need to Know to Protect an Aging Loved One

Elder Fraud: What You Need to Know to Protect an Aging Loved One Elderly people are a favorite target of swindlers and con artists of every kind. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), fraud against seniors has become so prevalent, it’s now considered “the crime of the 21st century.” It’s estimated that more … Continue reading “Elder Fraud: What You Need to Know to Protect an Aging Loved One”

Higher Prescription Drug Costs To Hit Already Struggling Seniors

Higher Prescription Drug Costs To Hit Already Struggling Seniors Millions of seniors struggling to pay for pricey prescription drugs could find themselves paying even more next year. Elderly Prescription Drug Costs Rising Faster than Inflation According to a new analysis from AARP, prices for prescription drugs commonly used by elderly Americans increased faster than inflation … Continue reading “Higher Prescription Drug Costs To Hit Already Struggling Seniors”

Medications Masquerading As Dementia

Medications Masquerading As Dementia It’s common to hear older adults playfully say, “I’m having a senior moment,” when they forget something. However, when the “senior moments” start increasing, older adults begin to worry about whether they are developing dementia or Alzheimer’s. Forgetfulness is a natural part of aging but this does not mean that an … Continue reading “Medications Masquerading As Dementia”

Aging In America: Stay Put, Stay Home… Aging In Place

Aging In America: Aging In Your Own Home The thought of selling your home and living with your adult children or at a residential facility for seniors is hard to imagine. Yet, some older adults who find it difficult to take care of themselves due to health or other reasons are torn over remaining at … Continue reading “Aging In America: Stay Put, Stay Home… Aging In Place”

Old Age In America-Truth and Fears

Aging In America: Truth and Fears About Old Age In America Aging has its ups and downs but many older adults in America are facing these experiences and living life on their own terms. The truth is that growing older has physical, emotional, financial and other challenges, but studies show that older adults are relying … Continue reading “Old Age In America-Truth and Fears”

Customized Live-In Home Care Elder Services

Senior In-Home Care Agency In The Northeast Offering Customized Services Aging is inevitable. The rate at which we age is an individual process. Our loved ones will all age differently. For some, it is a period of newfound independence in the ability to perform the activities given up raising families and pursuing careers. For others, … Continue reading “Customized Live-In Home Care Elder Services”