Retiring baby boomers face a bumpy road to retirement

No one ever said the road to retirement is an easy path traveled, but it's looking to be a particularly bumpy and pothole-filled road for baby boomers.

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Louisiana budget cuts will eliminate some Medicaid programs for the elderly and disabled

BATON ROUGE — While the House steered more dollars to Louisiana's safety net hospitals, health care services remain short of the financing needed in next year's budget to keep from shuttering services and threatening medical training, state senators were told Sunday.

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Study indicates that treating high blood pressure in older adults can cut the risk of heart disease

(HealthDay News) -- People who get their high blood pressure down to normal levels may substantially cut their risk of heart disease -- even if they're elderly or have already had heart problems, new research suggests.

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Louisiana HB 790 to shift nursing home funding to at-home care stalls in House

A bill intended to shift state-funded health care for the elderly from nursing homes to at-home care stalled in a Louisiana House committee on Tuesday after facing staunch opposition from nursing home representatives and skepticism from lawmakers.

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Your insurance coverage needs often change after retirement

Whether you plan to travel the world, run marathons, serve your community or spend more time with family, retirement will bring radical changes in the ways you spend your time. And whenever life changes, so do the risks you face — which means retirement is a good time to look closely at your insurance coverage.

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Study: Delaying retirement might help you live longer

Delaying retirement has many financial benefits. You can tuck away some of your continued earnings for the future and give your existing savings more time to compound. Social Security payments also increase for those who sign up at an older age. A new study from Oregon State University found that retiring after age 65 may additionally help you live longer.

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The Future of Physician Reimbursement: 10 Major Takeaways from the MACRA Proposed Rule

On April 27, 2016, just over a year after the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was signed into law, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unveiled the long-awaited proposed rule to begin its implementation.

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Look for these qualities to help you make an informed choice when choosing a nursing home

Many people hope to live in their own homes for as long as possible. Sadly, when that becomes impossible due to health or safety concerns, choosing a good nursing home is sure to appear on your short list of options of what to do next.

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New technology can help predict the risk of falls in the elderly

In a world where the number of people over the age of 60 is expected to double to two billion by 2050, Dublin-based startup, Kinesis Health Technologies, has identified multi-million euro opportunities for technology which can be used to reduce the risk of falls in the elderly.

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Taking steps to secure your assets now can help prevent financial abuse later in life

Taking these steps now can prevent huge losses later.

The mental competency trial of 92-year-old Sumner Redstone, the ailing chairman emeritus of CBS and Viacom, is receiving media blanket coverage.

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