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July 11, 2018

Healthcare Data Breach: symptoms and cures

Having your records stolen in a healthcare data breach can be can be a prescription for financial disaster. If scam artists break into healthcare networks and grab your medical information,…

November 28, 2014

Healthcare In Our Older Years: How Does the US Compare?

…One country worth paying close attention to in these results is the Netherlands, which in 2006 established a healthcare system very much like the one established by the Affordable Care…

04/06/2019 | 9:30am11:30am

Talk: Fixing our broken healthcare system

The New School’s Institute for Retired Professionals will host nationally known expert on Healthcare and Medicare, Dr. Bruce Vladeck, Senior Vice President for Policy at Mount Sinai-NYU Health. Despite the…

06/25/2019 | 1:00pm2:00pm

Managing healthcare costs in retirement

This talk, presented by Foresters Financial, helps first-time and experienced Medicare enrollees. You will learn how enrollment periods work, how to avoid late enrollment penalties, cost estimates for Medicare,…

August 18, 2017

Caring for Campa

…my family exceeded the number of people allowed in an emergency waiting room. No, we are not rule-benders, but we want Campa and the healthcare providers to know that we…

February 10, 2016

This New Medicare Benefit Could Change Your End of Life  

…improve end-of-life care. The goal, according to the IOM, is “delivery of person-centered, family-centered end-of-life care.” Foremost in making that happen is improving communications between healthcare providers and patients. Advance…

November 30, 2016

What’s Up with Paul Ryan’s Medicare Plan?

…subsidies or vouchers to buy insurance from private insurance companies and help defray healthcare costs. The government would pay the subsidy on behalf of the enrollee to the insurance company…

October 24, 2013

Delayed Aging: The Next Big Thing?

…of getting older. What if by slowing down the aging process, we could eliminate those age-related diseases that can make a person’s later years miserable and tax the healthcare system,…

January 12, 2014

America’s oldest teacher turns 100 – and more hot news and cool finds for seniors

…the other nine by clicking here. Why do Americans die younger and sicker? The US spends more per capita on healthcare than most developed nations and yet ranks 26th out…

October 16, 2013

The Affordable Care Act: How Will It Affect You?

…the website? The new Health Insurance Marketplace site, healthcare.gov, has had teething problems – if you’re having trouble with it, try again in a couple of weeks after technical issues…

March 3, 2017

What’s Next in Health Technology

…they’re poised to revolutionize healthcare—and with it, aging. Here’s a sampling of what’s coming up very soon and down the road. Get Ready These health tech devices are already here…

January 16, 2017

Aging Out of Place in Florence, Italy

…like the book I contact the author. What do you do about healthcare, and what will you do if something serious happens? I have Medicare in the States but I…

April 7, 2014

Eric Topol on the Health Revolution

…our own bodies’ inner workings – on our own smartphones. What’s known as wireless medicine is the new gateway to patient-centered healthcare; each of us taking responsibility for our own…

February 10, 2017

Doctor House Calls Are the Next Big Thing

…appointment with a healthcare professional right away. Some services also will communicate with you via email or phone. Once you’ve scheduled a visit, depending on your issue (for example, if…

July 18, 2018

Meet a Member: Michael Butler

…extra fluids from the body. Treatment and dietary restrictions become the new realities to continue living. Your new startup business is Novocognia, addressing healthcare disparities among minority populations. Why is…