Several Mississippi hospitals are ending their Medicare Advantage agreements, creating problems for local seniors

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney said two in-state hospitals are ending Medicare Advantage agreements.

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Traffic accident that claimed the life of World War II veteran motivates Alabama seniors to support hands-free driving law

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Friends says Frances Phelps was a vivacious World War II veteran who served her community up until her death in a car crash. The other driver was distracted when their vehicles collided.

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The Trump Administration's new proposal may result in significantly cheaper drug prices for seniors

Yesterday, the Trump administration unveiled a new proposal to substantially reduce the price of certain costly drugs administered under Medicare, by linking what Medicare pays for these drugs to what other industrialized countries pay.

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Getting your flu shot is the single best thing you can do to protect yourself from getting the flu

My desire for this column is to provide you with tips and tools to improve your health. Getting your flu vaccine, I believe, is a way to improve your health.

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Make sure to review your medical bills carefully. Medicare makes mistakes & sometimes you have the right to an appeal if you find one

Sometimes, Medicare makes mistakes, and Christopher Crowson has seen far more than his share.

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Recent study indicates that social media use among older adults may limit pain

A recent study conducted by University of Michigan Rackham student Shannon Ang has revealed that social media use among older adults can limit the effects of pain on depression.  

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Shocking new study finds that nearly half of middle class seniors face poverty in retirement

Nearly half of middle-class Americans face a slide into poverty as they enter their retirement, a recent study by the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School has concluded.

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As the opioid epidemic continues in South Florida, it's increasingly important to know how to store & dispose of medication properly

As the opioid epidemic continues in South Florida, it has become increasingly important to build not only awareness of the crisis, but also actionable prevention methods for patients of all ages.

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Panama city assisted living goes above & beyond to keep its dementia patients safe during Hurricane Michael

Lori Becerra has a lot of work to do, picking up the pieces of Category 4 Hurricane Michael.

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U-haul offering helping hand to storm victims with free storage

U-Haul announced that 28 locations across the southeastern U.S. are offering 30 days of free storage ahead of Hurricane Michael.

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