Health Information Technology Lags in Rural Nursing Homes

A recent study by the University of Missouri showed our rural nursing homes lag behind urban nursing homes significantly with information technology. With rural areas struggling with their IT, our most vulnerable senior citizens could suffer from reduced care in those markets.

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World's Largest Safety Recall Continues to Expand

Most senior citizens consider ourselves relatively confident when we are driving and obeying all the rules of the road, so confident that if we were involved in a minor accident, we believe we would somehow be ok. However, that way of thinking no longer exists as the Takata airbag recall continues to unfold.

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How to Get the Most Out of Medicare

It pays big dividends to study your Medicare plan in order to maximize the benefits available to you. With our healthcare costs continuing to spiral out of control, it is important to ensure you are getting the most for your money by securing those benefits that are available.

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Take Time to Help Prevent Falls in Older Americans

The American Senior Alliance had the pleasure of attending the Georgia Falls Prevention Awareness Day at the world class Shepherd Center and were absolutely amazed at how many people came out to support it. Falls are extremely common among senior citizens.

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When Should Elderly Citizens Stop Driving?

As many of us know, driving offers a keen sense of independence for our senior citizens and having to give up a drivers license can be a difficult decision for our elders and their families.

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State helps ease regulations on small business

American Senior Alliance Executive Director, Conwell Hooper, wrote this following opinion piece for The Natchez Democrat.

We have all heard the horror stories of regulations killing business by creating a web of red tape that it makes it difficult to operate, much less turn a profit. Just south of here in Adams County, MS, the federal government hinders growth, innovation, and expansion by burdening some of our favorite health care facilities.

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Press Release: August 11, 2016

AMERICAN SENIOR ALLIANCE CALLS FOR STATEWIDE LOTTERY VOTE IN ALABAMA

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Alzheimer’s Vaccine Could Soon Be a Reality

There is finally hope on the horizon for Alzheimer’s patients as scientists make progress on a vaccine that could prevent or even reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

This is a big deal for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients and the medical community for the treatment of these diseases. The new vaccine targets tau proteins and abnormal beta-amyloid that can build up and cause Alzheimer’s.

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Who Will Step Up And Assist Our Elder Patients

A crisis seems to be brewing when it comes to providing care for our senior citizens. According to a US News article written by Magaly Olivero, we have 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day. 

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How To Protect Yourself From Costly Medical Bill Mistakes

We are all grateful to experience the greatest medical care in the world, but no one can quite prepare for costly medical bill mistakes that may come along with quality care. According to NBC news, statistics show that over $68 billion of health care spending is erroneously charged.

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