1 out of 5 hospital’s mark up drug prices 700%

Nearly one in five hospitals mark up medicine prices 700 percent or more, according to a new analysis from The Moran Company, prepared for The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. 

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Despite quality gains, nursing homes are still political punching bags

With a House committee set to discuss abuse, neglect and substandard care in nursing homes Thursday, one of the industry's leading groups is criticizing the "additional scrutiny" aimed at providers.

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Here's how President Trump's retirement executive order may affect you

Saving for and spending in retirement is difficult and not every employee has access through their employer. But it might be about to get just a little bit easier and access may expand.

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The Georgia Gerontology Society honors State Senator Brian Strickland for his work advocating for seniors

The Georgia Gerontology Society recently presented its annual David L. Levine Legislative Award to District 17 State Sen. Brian Strickland, R-McDonough.

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Test reveals that a shocking number of pre-retirees don't fully understand Medicare

If you’re approaching retirement, chances are you can’t pass a simple four-question quiz on Medicare.

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Research suggests that getting more magnesium in your diet may be the key to keeping your bones strong

Getting enough calcium every day may not be enough to keep your bones healthy. You need to consume enough magnesium, as well. Unfortunately, most people don’t get the recommended 350-420 mg per day.

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Thinking about going back to work after retirement? Here's how your Social Security checks may be affected

Are you retired and thinking about going back to work? Are you planning for retirement but thinking that you may decide to start working again at some point?

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Being alert & staying cautious can help to protect seniors from Social Security & Medicare scams

Figuring out Social Security and Medicare taxes and benefits can be confusing for taxpayers, and increasingly, taxpayers are turning online and to professionals for help. Unfortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) warns, some taxpayers seeking information are also being taken advantage of by thieves and scammers. Here’s what you need to know.

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Here's a list of the 10 most popular vacation spots for retirees

Unencumbered by work and kids, many retirees are upping their travel game.

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Taking advantage of your annual Medicare “Wellness Visit” is a great way to protect your overall health

Many of my Baby Boomer friends seem to be the picture of good health – they eat right and exercise often. In fact, they are so healthy that they take pride in never seeing a physician.

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