More than 2.4 million seniors in Florida face rising Medicare premiums next year

More than 2.4 million seniors in Florida rely on Medicare, and a good chunk of them could face rising health care premiums next year.

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Alabama senior citizens get a crash course in the latest fraud schemes & how to avoid them

Local senior citizens got a crash course Tuesday in the latest fraud schemes targeting those in their golden years.

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Evacuating Nursing Home patients before storm not always the best option

New research from the University of South Florida suggests evacuating nursing home patients before a storm increases the chance of both hospitalization and death.

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Tennessee Department of Human Services raising awareness for elder abuse

NASHVILLE - Family members, friends and clergy reported 32% of the cases of financial exploitation against an elderly person in Tennessee last year according to the Adult Protective Services (APS) division of the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS)

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Florida senior centers use power of music to heal

It’s happened to everyone. Maybe you’ve had a bad day at work or a visit to a sick relative brings you down, but the right song at the right time replenishes your spirit and gives you the oomph you need to make it through the day.

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SeniorAdvice.com ranks Louisiana as nation's 5th best state for retirement

Along with warm weather and cajun cuisine, retired seniors can enjoy a low tax burden and affordable care options if they choose to spend their golden years in Sportsman’s Paradise.

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House approves bill to protect seniors from financial fraud & abuse

The House cleared legislation on Tuesday to enhance law enforcement efforts against crimes that are targeted at the elderly.

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Albany, Georgia Recreation Director wins prestigious award for her work with seniors

FOX 31 continues to honor our local heroes with the Jefferson Awards.

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Medication mistakes can be deadly for seniors. Here's how you can avoid them

We all recognize that medications can save lives, but most of us have heard alarming stories about patients who have been given incorrect medication – either due to an issue with the health care provider or pharmacy. What many people don’t think about is that there is a hidden risk even when we get the correct medication — the danger of non-adherence.

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Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office is recognized as the 1st dementia-friendly sheriff’s office in Alabama

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office was recognized tonight as the first dementia-friendly sheriff’s office in the state of Alabama. Representatives of M4A — Assisting All Ages at All Stages — attended the Sept. 25 Shelby County Commission meeting to thank the commissioners for supporting a grant application earlier this year, and to recognize the sheriff’s office for its participation.

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