Almost 30 percent of patients leaving the hospital don’t want home health care services, which often leads to readmissions and other health issues.
Due to poor doctor-patient communication, most people with advanced cancer don’t know enough about their disease to make vital decisions.
People who were using marketplace plans instead of Medicare may qualify for the reprieve. They have until Sept. 30 to apply.
Para algunos, llegar a los 90 no es el último tramo del camino, sino la oportunidad de hacer cosas nuevas como volar un aeroplano o estudiar en la universidad.
One flew a plane at 97; the other went to college at 92. But these two friends are proudest of their legacies of kindness.
Older adults who face an uncertain future reach out to trusted friends to guide them.
Prosecutors say hedge-fund traders made millions trading on information leaked from Medicare.
About a third of older adults feel lonely, but learning better ways to engage with others and improve relationships can help them avoid such feelings.
The company, which is the nation’s largest Medicare Advantage operator, denies wrongdoing and argues that the Justice Department “fundamentally misunderstands” how Medicare Advantage works.
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The Trump administration has given states three more years to meet federal standards aimed at helping elderly and disabled Medicaid enrollees receive services without being forced to go into nursing homes.
The HHS inspector general’s office found that Medicare should have done an in-depth review of suspicious or aberrant infection reports from scores of hospitals.
Senior citizens have to be patient and keep close records to appeal when Medicare plans refuse to cover their medicines.
Doctors and drug developers have a stake in making cancer treatments seem better than they really are.
A critical shortage of home health care workers across the U.S. is denying care for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
The powerful chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee wants the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to explain $125 million in overcharges by insurers.
Traditionally there for mothers giving birth, a doula’s role has evolved to comforting seniors facing death.
La Canadian Brain Health Food Guide y la dieta MIND, creadas en ámbitos académicos, han demostrado ser eficaces para prevenir el deterioro cerebral vinculado al desarrollo del Alzheimer.
Good nutrition has been linked to a boost in senior citizens’ cognitive skills.
The Department of Justice is joining a whistleblower lawsuit in a fraud case against UnitedHealth in which damages could top $1 billion.