DOJ Task Forces Target Elder Fraud in Health Care

The U.S. Department of Justice [“Department”] has created multiple Elder Justice Task Forces to target health care providers who commit crimes while serving the elderly.

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3 Tips to Help You Find a Job in Retirement

Many retirees want nothing more than to spend their golden years relaxing, traveling or spoiling their grandkids without ever having to think about punching a time clock again. For others, the key to retirement happiness (or monetary contentment) may be returning to work or pursuing a new career.

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Turned 65 yet? Examine your Medicare options, Dr. Trunk says

Approximately 11,000 adults become eligible for Medicare every day, reflecting a dramatically increasing senior population, and that number is only going to grow.

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3 Fast Facts That Can Help You Decide When to Claim Social Security

The average size of a Social Security check, the impact of delayed retirement credits, and insight into life expectancy can help you decide when to claim.

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3 Reasons It's Dumb to Take Social Security Benefits at 62

These days, 62 is the most popular age for eligible recipients to start taking Social Security, and the reason is pretty obvious: It's the earliest possible age at which you can begin to collect. But while taking those benefits as soon as possible might seem like a good idea in theory, you may be better off waiting. Here are three big reasons why.

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87% of Americans Want Medicare to Have This Power, but the Federal Government Disagrees

Two of America's most important programs, Medicare and Medicaid, celebrated their 50th birthdays in 2015. Medicare is the program that primarily covers seniors aged 65 and up by helping to pay around 80% of their eligible medical costs, whereas Medicaid primarily steps in to help lower-income Americans and families get medical care when they need it. Combined, these two programs cover around 116 million people.

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Controlled BP, cholesterol can ward off heart disease in the elderly

Washington D.C.: Age modifies the link between blood pressure, cholesterol and adverse cardiovascular outcome in older adults and now, a new study suggests that older patients are not too old to benefit from individualized preventive heart therapy.

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Three Real-Life Reasons Why Couples Fail At Retirement

Retirement is supposed to be a time of life that couples look forward to and relish in. A time for them to fulfill the very things they talked and dreamed about as they struggled to raise children, worked diligently to establish their careers, and sacrificed to save and invest so that one day they could relax and enjoy everything they worked for.

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Retirement can be golden for your health

(HealthDay)—Although aging may mean more physical problems, retirement can help people lead healthier lives, a new study from Australia suggests.

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Elder abuse legislation headed to the Tennessee governor for his signature

Legislation meant to protect Tennessee’s senior citizens is now headed to the governor for his signature.

 

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