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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Florida lawmakers redirect affordable housing funds

Year after year, Florida lawmakers have raided hundreds of millions from trust funds designed to develop more affordable housing. That practice needs to end, according to a group of the state’s leading political and policy voices.

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Florida Attorney General activates price gouging hotline in anticipation of Hurricane Michael

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi tonight activated Florida’s price gouging hotline for consumers in the Panhandle and Big Bend. The opening of the hotline comes as Governor Rick Scott declares a state of emergency for 35 counties in the projected path of Tropical Storm Michael. The storm is expected to strengthen before possibly making landfall Wednesday in Florida’s Panhandle. Florida’s price gouging law applies to sales within counties covered by the declared state of emergency. 

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