How Medicare’s New Rules May Improve Eldercare Benefits
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How Medicare’s New Rules May Improve Eldercare Benefits

(Time) – As the number of elderly Americans soars, Medicare is testing improved benefits for…

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Waters Calls for Increased Transparency in HUD’s Reverse Mortgage Program
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Waters Calls for Increased Transparency in HUD’s Reverse Mortgage Program

  Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), ranking member of…

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America Despises its Elderly: Why Seniors Have to Choose Between Food and Medicine
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America Despises its Elderly: Why Seniors Have to Choose Between Food and Medicine

(Salon) – Elder abuse is defined as “harmful acts toward an elderly adult, such as physical abuse,…

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Home Repairs Loom Large for Low-Income Seniors
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Home Repairs Loom Large for Low-Income Seniors

  By Sandra Larson Special to the NNPA from Bay State Banner via New American Media…

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Addressing Abuse of Older Americans
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Addressing Abuse of Older Americans

Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner Leaders in the fight against elder abuse…

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Seniors’ Use of Potent Meds via Medicare Staggering
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Seniors’ Use of Potent Meds via Medicare Staggering

  WASHINGTON – The number of senior citizens getting narcotic painkillers and anti-anxiety medications under…

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Complex Social Security Debate Looms for 2014 Elections
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Complex Social Security Debate Looms for 2014 Elections

by Charles D. Ellison Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune Deep beneath the…

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Some 2 million U.S. seniors refuse Medicare Part D free money
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Some 2 million U.S. seniors refuse Medicare Part D free money

[UPI] Low cognition hinders U.S. seniors’ Medicare choices and it calls into question potential effectiveness…

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Direct deposit keeps Social Security money safe
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Direct deposit keeps Social Security money safe

[THE TAMPA TRIBUNE] – Q What are the benefits of using direct deposit or electronic payments?…

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Report: Nearly Half of All Senior Citizens in U.S. Die Broke
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Report: Nearly Half of All Senior Citizens in U.S. Die Broke

[NY Daily News] Nearly half of all Americans reach the end of their lives “with…

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