How Seniors Manage to Adapt

December 30th, 2013

Many older adults want to live independently, without relying on assistance from others, for as long as they can. But how often does that actually happen? A study published recently in the American Journal of Public Health attempts to answer the question by examining how seniors adapt to disability, an issue that hasn’t received much […]

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Mass. House Passes Bill To Allow Online Voter Registration

November 27th, 2013

The Massachusetts House passed legislation Wednesday making it easier for residents to register to vote and cast ballots.   The House bill would let Massachusetts citizens register to vote online and to vote early in presidential election years. Under the proposal, voters would be able to cast ballots up to 10 days before election day. […]

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The New Old Age

October 7th, 2013

“Ideas of Federal Panel on Long-Term Care Don’t Include Costs”               The federal Commission on Long-Term Care met in September to offer aging Americans and their families a solution to the rising costs of home health care. However, the final report left the public with many unanswered questions and […]

Caring for the Elderly in Cape Cod

July 12th, 2011

Cape Cod Times had a special three-part editorial written by William Mills, editorial page editor, and edited by Julie Lipkin, copy editor, on the issues with elderly care in the Cape Cod region. To read more on the subject click on the links below. Click here for part 1 of the editorial Click here for part 2 of […]

6 Things You Need to Know About Medicare

June 23rd, 2011

Curious about how the new health-care law has affected Medicare? Interested in learning more about the “doughnut hole” or when to sign you or a loved one up? Consumer Reports has the perfect guide on the 6 things you need to know about Medicare in 2011. To read their guide, click on the link below. Medicare: 6 […]

The CLASS Act

June 14th, 2011

The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act is the first national plan for long-term care insurance. Since it was first established in 2010, the CLASS Act has undergone some changes. To learn more about the CLASS Act and its new changes, click on the link below.   “Health Policy Brief: The CLASS Act,” May 12, 2011.  

No One Understands

October 14th, 2010

Maria Shriver takes on Alzheimer’s through campaigning and spreading awareness. Maria got involved when her father, Sargent Shriver, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2003. She is speaking about this silent epidemic to bring light and hope to families and friends affected by this disease. Nearly 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s and […]

Medicare Turns 45: The Changing Face of Health Care

August 2nd, 2010

Andy Griffith shows us a video of the changing face of health care. Read this article to understand how new legislation will affect your prescriptions, insurance, finances, health, and overall long-term care. “Today’s Medicare builds on the promise made by President Johnson and provides more than 44 million seniors and people with disabilities with guaranteed […]

A History: Elder Rights In United States

June 9th, 2010

Older American Act (1965): “President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Older Americans Act into law on July 14, 1965. This Act aims at providing help for older persons by claiming indisputable elder rights such as adequate incomes in retirement and the best possible physical and mental health.” For more Acts and information go to Global […]

New Funding Proposed for Adult Day Centers

May 14th, 2010

Paula Span explains how the new funding for proposed adult day centers would work. The New York Times May 14, 2010

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