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How to Fix Part B Drug Fail-First Policies that Harm Seniors

Adding step-therapy to Medicare Advantage Part B drugs can delay access to effective medications putting patients at risk. 3 easy tweaks can mitigate the risk.

How Home Security Cameras Can Help with Senior Care

If you’re caring for an aging parent or loved one in your home, you’re probably familiar with the tightrope walk of respecting their desire...
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Why Cataract Surgery Can Reduce Falls in Seniors

Falling related to bifocal glasses is a significant danger to seniors and something that can be easily corrected with cataract surgery. An ophthalmologist explains why he encouraged his mom to get the surgery (that he performed himself).
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How to Talk to Your Aging Parent About Getting Help

Few things can be as complicated as caring for your mom or dad through their golden years. One common challenge adult children face when caregiving is their parent's refusal to accept help. Understanding why seniors may reject offers for assistance can help you have a more productive conversation.
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Top 8 Apps to Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

Here are 8 new technologies that are designed to keep families (including our pets) safer, healthier, and happier.
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Distinguishing Grief, Loneliness, or Depression in Seniors

Is the senior in your life battling with grief, loneliness, or depression? Learn the differences between these blue feelings and how you can help combat them.
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Why Premium Support for Medicare is a Bad Idea

Proposals that would change Medicare into a voucher program, also termed premium support, will harm the popular program and the people who rely on it.
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Top 8 Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Everyone knows that nonslip bath mats and night lights can prevent falls, but here's a list of lesser-known measures that can keep seniors safe in their homes.
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Can Retirement Increase Life Expectancy?

Choosing to retire in a CCRC, if it has lots of activities and on-site healthcare, may not only increase longevity but also make life more fulfilling.
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How to Spot a Senior-Friendly Gym

By conducting just a little bit of research, older adults can find a safe and welcoming gym to carry on an active lifestyle well into their senior years.
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Zvi Danenberg – The Lord of the Steps

What can we learn from Zvi Danenberg? Lifestyle makes significant contributions to your ability to live a long and healthy life.
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Want to Live to 100? Read This

A fascinating article by Dan Buettner was written about the "Blue Zones", areas where people live to the ages of 90, 100, and older.