2.2% Medicare raise slated for nursing homes

Nursing home operators will receive an aggregate $750 million Medicare pay increase for fiscal year 2021 under a final rule announced Friday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Alabama Power to refund $100 million to customers

Alabama Power is returning $100 million in surplus fuel coststo customers this year, after a vote today by the Alabama Public Service Commission.

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Trump Administration announces initiative for more and faster COVID-19 testing in nursing homes

Today, under the leadership of President Trump, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing a large-scale procurement of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) -authorized rapid point-of-care diagnostic test instruments and tests to be distributed to nursing homes in COVID-19 hotspot geographic areas with the United States.

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Con artists are targeting seniors with coronavirus scams

Scammers are working overtime to take advantage of senior citizens and they’re using COVID-19 as bait.

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Florida woman takes dishwashing job so she can visit husband with Alzheimer's during pandemic

Mary Daniel visited her husband Steve every day at his Florida memory care center until they stopped allowing visitors in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Older workers returning to work after pandemic face questions of safety & discrimination

As Florida businesses reopen after coronavirus-related closures, some older workers are grappling with the decision of whether to return to work and may be concerned that employers could use the pandemic as a way to unload older staffers?

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Astronauts give tips on dealing with social isolation

COVID-19 is still in the atmosphere. Although many states are reopening, the deadly disease has killed more than 400,000 peopleworldwide — and counting.

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Florida Lottery warns of scam targeting Seniors

On Sunday, the Florida Lottery issued a communication warning citizens of a Lottery related scam targeting the elderly.

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These tips can help adults manage chronic pain

According to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20% of U.S. adults live with chronic pain.

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United States Department of Justice makes elder fraud their highest priority

Mr. President, thank you for convening this summit and for your commitment to protecting Americans of all ages, including those in their golden years. 

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