Stop by the KevinMD blog and read Government Austerity with Medicare Reform as a Top Priority. The blog post, by medical student Nathanael Heckman, addresses the issue of medicare reform and life expectancy. Raising the age for eligibility is inequit…Continue Reading
There are a whole bunch of things I want to tell you about Social Security, Medicare, some aspects of retirement, caregiving, elders and work, along with evolving cultural attitudes toward aging, scary stuff from the potential Republican candidates for high…Continue Reading
Sen. Tom Coburn recently suggested taking care of the “frail elderly” is unconstitutional because “that’s a family responsibility.” With all due respect Sen. Coburn, I strongly disagree.Continue Reading
Congressional leaders named the final members of the “debt panel” Thursday. For seniors, their decisions on where to save could mean cuts to programs like Medicare and Social Security, but will they?Continue Reading
To the relief of many seniors, the debt deal means that Medicare and Social Security are safe for now. But that doesn’t mean you won’t see these benefits cut in the future.Continue Reading
The negotiations in Washington over raising the federal debt limit are going down to the wire this month with potentially drastic budget cuts to programs that protect and serve older adults on the negotiation table.
Leaders in aging community services will travel to Washington July 18-20 for The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) 36th Annual National Conference to discuss how the proposed budget cuts will impact our nation’s exploding aging population.Continue Reading
Check it out. Read the CMS press release about preventive benefits. Filed under: aging boomers, aging parents, Medical Care, Medicare Tagged: adult children, aging parents, medical care, Medicare, senior healthContinue Reading