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Local organizations host senior health fair

A steady stream of seniors made its way through the Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds’ Junior Expo building for health and wellness information, job coaching, and other services available to the Marshfield area community at the senior informational fair Oct. 6. (Hub City Times staff photo) By Kris Leonhardt Editor MARSHFIELD — The Aging Disability Resource […]

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Senior Health Fair

Camellia Home Health is once again making it easier for seniors in rural communities to get informed on healthcare with a Senior Health Fair held today in Vancleave. Burnham’s Vital Care was on site providing flu shots and Bethesda Free Clinic provided blood pressure readings. Breakfast was even provided and door prizes for the seniors […]

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This Unelected Board Would Have Put Seniors’ Health Care at Risk. Now, It’s on the Chopping Block.

Finding bipartisan agreement on any issue today is rare, and on health reform, essentially nonexistent. So what’s getting both Democrats and Republicans on the same wavelength? Four words: Independent Payment Advisory Board. This board, also known as IPAB, doesn’t quite exist yet. Under Obamacare, it was meant to be a powerful bureaucratic body of 15 […]

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Drug prices for seniors outrageous

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Medicare open enrollment begins

The Medicare open enrollment period began Oct. 15 and continues until Dec. 7. This is the time for seniors to make changes to their current Medicare coverage. Changes to enrollment will take effect Jan. 1. The original Medicare plan is covered directly through the federal government and includes Medicare Part A, which is hospital insurance, […]

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A spate of deadly disasters for the elderly

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/17/health/disasters-elderly-fires-hurricanes/index.html

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Senior Summit provides resources for the elderly

Feather Publishing Co. Inc. — Serving Plumas County Ownership: Feather Publishing Co., Inc., publishes four weekly papers in Plumas County: the Feather River Bulletin, Chester Progressive, Indian Valley Record, and Portola Reporter and two weekly papers in Lassen County: the Lassen County Times and the Westwood Pine Press. Frequency: All papers are published on Wednesday […]

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Medicare help for seniors

Medicare open enrollment began Sunday and runs through Dec. 7, during which time seniors have the opportunity to review Medicare Advantage and/or Part D prescription drug plans to ensure their current selections still meet their needs or to enroll for the first time. If they know their plans are continuing in 2017, beneficiaries who are […]

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YMCA in Greenfield Notebook, Oct. 17, 2017

Senior Health Fair: On Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the YMCA in conjunction with BFMC is hosting a free Senior Health Fair for anyone age 60 and over. From 9 to 11:30 a.m., Y staff will be conducting Functional Fitness Assessments where upper and lower body strength, endurance, flexibility, agility and […]

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Senior Events Help Navigate Home-Selling, Medicare, Life Insurance And More

The events are planned for Norwood Crossing on Wednesday and the Irish American Heritage Center on Thursday. View Full Caption CHICAGO — The transition into retirement can present an intimidating tangle of new bureaucratic and economic challenges, whether it’s navigating Medicare or looking for a new home. Anyone tired of putting off the process for […]

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A healthy gut means healthy aging

‘Resetting’ our gut bacteria to those of a 30-year-old with food and lifestyle interventions may promote a longer healthspan. Extremely healthy seniors appear to have the same bacterial composition in their guts as healthy 30-year-olds, shows new research. The new study was carried out by researchers at the Lawson Health Research Institute of Western University […]

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ICYMI: Health Department needs dentist for new van

The Jefferson County Health Department got its new “Senior Smiles to Go” dental van over the summer, but it hasn’t hit the road yet because one essential element is missing – a dentist to work out of the van. Once the Health Department gets the van on the road, it will be used to provide […]

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Health & Senior Resource Fair combines forces in successful event

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Senior Health & Wellness Fair in Ansonia to continue with Logan as …

Caption Close ANSONIA — State Sen. George Logan will carry on a more than 30-year old Valley tradition by hosting the annual Senior Health Wellness Fair at Warsaw Park. The free fair, which annually draws upwards of 1,000 seniors, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski […]

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Aging Matters: Respite-care program has openings – Winston

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It’s time to find the best fit for Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans

We hope you enjoyed your 7 articles this month. You can come back next month for another 7 free articles or choose unlimited access with a Digital or Print Subscription, and continueto enjoy the best journalism in Akron, anytime, anywhere and on any device. Subcribing is quick and easy. Article source: https://www.ohio.com/akron/business/healthcare/its-time-to-find-the-best-fit-for-medicare-advantage-and-part-d-prescription-drug-plans

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Opinion: Changing Medicare Would Threaten Hispanics’ Health

By Dr. Yanira Cruz Hispanics are 50 percent more likely than whites to die from diabetes and liver disease. This gap could widen if lawmakers proceed with a plan to alter the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit. The Part D program has increased access to prescription drugs for millions of Hispanic seniors. Without it, […]

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Medicare’s Open Enrollment period begins Sunday

Recipients have two months to consider options available As the weather gets cooler and lines for flu shots form, it’s time to start thinking about 2018 health care options. If you are over 65 or otherwise eligible for Medicare, now is the time to review your coverage and benefits and make decisions about your plan […]

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Senior Health Fair at Ansonia’s Warsaw Park Oct. 18 – Connecticut …

ANSONIA-Seniors can get flu shots, have their blood screened, get their mouths checked and even have a free lunch. All this can be accomplished at the annual Senior Health Fair which will place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski Highway, on Wednesday, Oct. 18. State Sen. George Logan, R-Ansonia, is […]

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A benefit for Candlelighters of Brevard will be Nov. 3 in Melbourne.(Photo: Provided)   MELBOURNE Masquerade, Martini Masterpiece Gala The Masquerade, Martini Masterpiece Gala, which benefits the Candlelighters of Brevard will be 6 p.m. to midnight, Nov. 3, at the Red Ginger restaurant at Melbourne Square mall. Candlelighters’ of Brevard. Inc is a non-profit organization […]

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Time to review Medicare plans

Medicare open enrollment runs from Sunday through Dec. 7, during which time seniors have the opportunity to review Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans to ensure that their current selections still meet their needs or to enroll for the first time. If they know their plans are continuing in 2018, beneficiaries who are […]

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Fostering a Mentally Healthy Community for Norfolk’s Seniors

Positive mental health is found in community. Isolation can be a major contributor to the increased negative effect on positive mental health in seniors. Community is the antidote, and provides an alternative to private at home seclusion. Often seniors are frustrated and lost during the transition from an active work environment to the opportunity of […]

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Senior Health Fair at Ansonia’s Warsaw Park Oct. 18

ANSONIA-Seniors can get flu shots, have their blood screened, get their mouths checked and even have a free lunch. All this can be accomplished at the annual Senior Health Fair which will place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski Highway, on Wednesday, Oct. 18. State Sen. George Logan, R-Ansonia, is […]

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Senior Health & Wellness Fair in Ansonia to continue with Logan as host

Caption Close ANSONIA — State Sen. George Logan will carry on a more than 30-year old Valley tradition by hosting the annual Senior Health Wellness Fair at Warsaw Park. The free fair, which annually draws upwards of 1,000 seniors, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski […]

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Small study suggests dancing can improve brain health for seniors …

THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 — Dance classes may beat traditional exercise when it comes to improving older adults’ balance — and it might enhance brain areas related to memory and learning along the way. That’s the finding of a small study that compared dance lessons against standard exercise — including brisk walking — among 52 […]

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Senior Health Fair at Ansonia’s Warsaw Park Oct. 15

Caption Close ANSONIA-Seniors can get flu shots, have their blood screened, get their mouths checked and even have a free lunch. All this can be accomplished at the annual Senior Health Fair which will place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski Highway. State Sen. George Logan, R-Ansonia, is carrying on […]

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Americans fearful over health care as Trump unveils new changes

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Meals on Wheels, Aetna partner to improve senior care

Meals on Wheels America announced a new national program with Aetna to collaborate on research and innovative models for patient care coordination. The pair will work to facilitate access to critical health and social services for America’s seniors at all stages of medical need, from preventive to post-hospital discharge. The objective of the collaboration is […]

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Around Town Briefs: social events, fundraisers and senior health

Chamber business social The Saratoga Chamber of Commerce is hosting its monthly business social on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 5-7 p.m., at Claudine’s Wine Experience. Member businesses can enjoy wine and networking at this free event. Register at saratogachamber.org. Senior health fair Seniors can get free flu shot or health and hearing check-ups with their Medicare […]

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Sheboygan Senior Activity Center meeting health and wellness needs | Schmitz

Wendy Schmitz “Aging is not lost youth, but a new stage of opportunity and strength,” said Betty Friedan, writer, activist and feminist who lived to be 85. Longevity alone does not guarantee “aging well” and seniors’ circumstances often change from year to year. The seniors at the Sheboygan Senior Activity Center believe strongly that adopting […]

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West Oak Lane Senior Health Expo offers participants activities …

WEST OAK LANE Line dancing, game show type giveaways, and wellness information galore were the hallmarks of the Community Enrichment Fitness Network’s annual Senior Health Expo. For four hours, hundreds of mature adults and even a few younger attendees gathered at the H7H Community Development Center, 2036 E. Haines St. in West Oak Lane on […]

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Team Nurse, Commonwealth Home Health sponsor free senior health fair

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Health, activity can help seniors age well

The concept of aging well and what goes into aging well is discussed throughout the senior care and medical community, but most professionals agree the concept focuses on aspects including mental and physical health, activity and the pursuit of aging in place. Melissa Gleeson, assistant director of the Rose Centers for Aging Well at Benjamin […]

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West Oak Lane Senior Health Expo offers participants activities, music, tips for healthier living

WEST OAK LANE Line dancing, game show type giveaways, and wellness information galore were the hallmarks of the Community Enrichment Fitness Network’s annual Senior Health Expo. For four hours, hundreds of mature adults and even a few younger attendees gathered at the H7H Community Development Center, 2036 E. Haines St. in West Oak Lane on […]

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SENIOR HEALTH FAIR Dearth Center hosts annual event

Don Reid dwreid@aol.com DReidTDR COLDWATER — By BATA bus and car, seniors filled the Dearth Center in Coldwater Tuesday for the annual Senior Health Fair, sponsored by Southern Michigan Bank and Trust. Many were there to get the annual flu vaccine from staff of the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency for those with Medicare and […]

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Give Employers, Families, Seniors Relief From Pending ACA Tax

Guest Column Bradley Jackson Updated 4:22PM Bradley Jackson If you have health insurance coverage through work, you may be interested in knowing that your premiums could go up next year by as much as $500. But amid all the debate about health insurance, you likely haven’t heard much about it. This ballooning of health insurance […]

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Temple pairs with Penn State to study health of seniors

Temple University Hospital is partnering with researchers from the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in a $13 million study to see how effective exercise programs are in preventing the elderly from sustaining injuries and increasing their overall health. Professor and primary care doctor at the […]

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Bryan County Seniors hold health fair Tuesday

    Get News Alerts 580-924-4388 580-924-0962 200 W. Beech, Durant OK, 74701 Article source: http://www.durantdemocrat.com/news/local-news-1/14402/bryan-county-seniors-hold-health-fair-tuesday

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Tomah Memorial plans annual senior health expo

Whenever Mike Tighe posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Article source: http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/tomah-memorial-plans-annual-senior-health-expo/article_5ad0f1e0-5b8d-5730-a7cf-9bb7d16041d0.html

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Senior health fair to be Oct. 13 in Lemont

A free senior health fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 13 at Core Fitness Center, 16028 127th St., Lemont. More than 50 groups and vendors will participate in the fair, which is sponsored by state Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, and state Sen. John Curran, R-Downers Grove, according to a news release. […]

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Senior Health: Osteoporosis is a concern for many seniors …

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 54 million Americans have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. The NOF says approximately one in two women and up to one in four men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis. A fracture sustained in one’s senior years can […]

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Lending a hand: Volunteering improves seniors’ health

Editor’s note: This column is part three of a five-part series about issues facing senior citizens. By Kit Paternoster Rosalind was introduced in Part I of this article, “The cost of loneliness,” which was published Sept. 19, and Part II, “Preventing isolation and loneliness in seniors,” published Oct. 3. This story has discussed the growing […]

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Louisiana seniors have 1 week to prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment

Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana senior citizens have 1 week to prepare for the beginning of this year’s Medicare […]

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Arlington Health Department to Offer Flu Vaccine Clinics for Children and Seniors

With flu season approaching, Director of Public Health Natasha Waden and the Arlington Health Department encourage residents to be proactive by getting a flu shot at one of the Health Department’s upcoming vaccination clinics, according to a press release from the Department of Health and Human Services. Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an […]

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Senior Health: Osteoporosis is a concern for many seniors

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 54 million Americans have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. The NOF says approximately one in two women and up to one in four men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis. A fracture sustained in one’s senior years can […]

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Medicare Guide 2017: During enrollment, the decision is in the details

Brent Hunsberger | For The Oregonian/OregonLive The market for working-age Americans buying health insurance on their own is in critical condition.   Congress tried, then failed — several times — to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Next year, double-digit premium increases await many shoppers looking for coverage on Oregon’s health insurance marketplace.   […]

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Medicare Guide 2017: During enrollment, the decision is in the …

Brent Hunsberger | For The Oregonian/OregonLive The market for working-age Americans buying health insurance on their own is in critical condition.   Congress tried, then failed — several times — to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Next year, double-digit premium increases await many shoppers looking for coverage on Oregon’s health insurance marketplace.   […]

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Medicare Guide 2017: Deadline extension urged for seniors with Obamacare

Many older Americans who have Affordable Care Act insurance policies missed the deadline to enroll in Medicare, and they need more time to make the change, advocates say. A lifetime of late enrollment penalties typically await people who don’t sign up for Medicare Part B, which covers doctor visits and other outpatient services, when they first become […]

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Aging Matters: Dixie Classic Fair parking available in Senior … – Winston

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MU Health Care to host event to aid seniors on health and finance

MU Health Care will be hosting a Mature Living Festival to aid seniors, families and caregivers next week, according to a news release. At the festival, free health screenings and information on financial planning will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 13. Experts in endocrinology, strokes and cardiovascular disease will be […]

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Local lawmakers propose bill package to protect seniors from elder abuse

A package of bills designed to protect senior citizens’ mental health, physical health and finances soon will make its way through the state Legislature. State reps. Patrick Green (D-Warren), Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw), Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park), Diana Farrington (R-Utica) and Klint Kesto (R-Commerce Township) introduced the bipartisan package of bills this week […]

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ABC7 SoCal Spotlight: Alignment Healthcare – KABC

By 2030, one of every five Americans will be over the age of 65, and the subject of how we and our parents stay healthy takes greater focus. Data shows that more than 90 percent of older adults have at least one chronic disease like heart disease, cancer or diabetes, and 77 percent have at […]

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29th Annual Santa Barbara Senior Expo Healthy Fun

By Bonnie Carroll The new activities for the 2017 Senior Expo at Earl Warren Center this year included an inviting outdoor Caregiver’s, as well as demonstrations in voter registration, personal computer coaching, fitness workshops, and CPR demonstrations. The Santa Barbara senior event is highly anticipated by local seniors as an opportunity to receive flu shots, […]

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MU Health Care to host event to aide seniors on health and finance …

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Watertown Daily Times | Jefferson County seniors flock to Sen …

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> WATERTOWN — North country seniors converged upon Jefferson Community College on Friday for free lunch, live music and vital health information. At this year’s Jefferson County Senior Health and Wellness Fair, hosted annually by Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, the college […]

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Illinois Ranks in Bottom Third Of States for Senior Health

America’s Health Rankings Annual Report on Senior Health has Illinois at #36 overall, naming our most pressing challenges as: Illinois Nursing Home Care and Funding for Elder Services Also in the Bottom ThirdAccording to the report, Illinois seniors are 40th on the list for excessive drinking, 46th for obesity and 36th for physical inactivity. Our […]

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MU Health Care to host event to aide seniors on health and finance

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White, Rich Seniors Are Getting Healthier

Medicare may have survived the budget cuts included in congressional Republicans’ plans to repeal Obamacare. However, even at current funding levels, there’s only so much it can do for the health of older Americans, new research shows. The number of Americans 65 and older who report being in good health is growing, but that progress […]

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We’re No. 1? Idaho seniors to pay highest Medicare Rx premiums

Idahoans will pay the highest average premium in the U.S. next year for Medicare Part D, the prescription drug plan for seniors. Next year’s premiums will average $65.52 for plans in Idaho and Utah, a combined market for Medicare Part D. The outsized premiums were spotted by the health insurance comparison website Health Pocket, which […]

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Annual Senior Expo provides fun and information

BRUSHFORK – Flu shots, health services, Bingo and a demonstration of patriotism mixed with fun and friends Thursday at the annual Senior Expo in the Brushfork National Guard Armory. Rebecca Bivens sang “God Bless the U.S.A.” as seniors watched her or browsed the vendors offering health screening and information about local services designed to benefit […]

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To avoid another tragedy, skilled nursing homes need priority during and after hurricanes

The aftermath of Hurricane Irma has sparked many conversations about senior health and disaster preparation, and whether skilled nursing facilities should be prioritized when it comes to restoration of power and recovery efforts. In fact, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has already taken steps to implement emergency rules relating to additional protections for the elderly in […]

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Seniors urged to shoot by flu clinics

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Despite Boost In Social Security, Rising Medicare Part B Costs …

Judith Graham Millions of seniors will soon be notified that Medicare premiums for physicians’ services are rising and likely to consume most of the cost-of-living adjustment they’ll receive next year from Social Security. Higher 2018 premiums for Medicare Part B will hit older adults who’ve been shielded from significant cost increases for several years, including […]

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Free Senior Health Fair Hosted In Lemont

LEMONT, IL — State Representative and Republican Jim Durkin of Western Springs and State Senator and Republican John F. Curran of Downers Grove will host a free Senior Health Fair, offering various important services all in one location. The event is on Friday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at CORE Fitness Center, 16028 […]

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Helping residents, facilities reap benefits of cost-effective health screenings

October 05, 2017 Kevin Kenney Today’s Medicare and Medicare Advantage programs pay for scores of preventive and screening services, typically at no charge, for the nearly 60 million Americans covered by original Medicare, Medicare Advantage and other senior health plans in 2017. This number of people is estimated to increase to 80 million by 2030 […]

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Despite Boost In Social Security, Rising Medicare Part B Costs Leave Seniors In Bind

Judith Graham Millions of seniors will soon be notified that Medicare premiums for physicians’ services are rising and likely to consume most of the cost-of-living adjustment they’ll receive next year from Social Security. Higher 2018 premiums for Medicare Part B will hit older adults who’ve been shielded from significant cost increases for several years, including […]

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Senior Health & Safety Expo

The Washington County Thriving in Place Initiative invites all seniors to the Senior Health Safety Expo—a special event created to address some of the most pressing issues facing our aging residents—on Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to noon in the multipurpose room of the Maine Veterans’ Home in Machias. Designed around issues of health and […]

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Library offers healthy cooking demonstrations for seniors during health literacy month

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump is set to arrive in Las Vegas to meet with public officials, first responders and some of the 527 people injured in the attack. Article source: http://www.kxxv.com/story/36521021/library-offers-healthy-cooking-demonstrations-for-seniors-during-health-literacy-month

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Health care with a senior focused

By Demetria Mosley dmosley@gastongazette.com By catering to the 65 and older population, a new Gastonia medical facility hopes to improve the quality of life for those in that age group. “We don’t think of being over 65 as reaching the end of the lifespan,” said Dr. Erica Savage-Jeter. “We think of it as beginning a new […]

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Panel of Billings mental health experts, law enforcement, children services weigh budget cuts

BILLINGS — Experts in Yellowstone County’s mental health sector issued a warning at a Tuesday night public forum: Proposed budget cuts within the Montana Department of Health and Human Services will threaten public safety. Representatives from law enforcement, mental health agencies, local hospitals, senior services and children’s health programs met at the United Way in Billings […]

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Catholic Health to buy Hamburg convent for senior apartments

Catholic Health has agreed to buy the Immaculate Conception Convent in Hamburg and open about 40 market rate apartments for seniors in it while continuing to house 44 nuns there. The Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph (FSSJ) is selling its 40,000 square-foot convent at 5229 South Park Ave., which was built in 2010. Terms of  the […]

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Medicare open enrollment 2017: What you need to know

On October 15th, 2017, over one million Louisiana seniors will begin the annual open enrollment period for medicare. There are some changes you need to know about plus, a team of folks on stand-by willing to help you navigate the process. “Medicare open enrollment is the time of the year between October 15th and December 7th […]

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SCAN Announces 2018 Health Plan Benefits, Delivering Stability and Consistency Sought by Seniors

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – SCAN Health Plan® today announced its 2018 health plan benefits, which are largely consistent with the prior year, delivering the stability and reliability valued by plan members. Year-over-year, SCAN Health Plan continues to offer an array of low cost and no-cost preventive care services as well as multiple […]

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Health and Wellness Class Offered in Tenino for Seniors

Tenino will be the location for a seven-week health and wellness program for residents 55 and over starting on Oct. 5.  The program, sponsored by the Tenino Senior Activity Association and Senior Services for South Sound, was developed by the National Council on Aging to help people stay healthy longer. Classes will be held from […]

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Shelton Lawmakers Host Senior Health And Wellness Fair

State Senator Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) and State Representatives Jason Perillo (R-Shelton) and Ben McGorty (R-Shelton) hosted a health and wellness fair for seniors in partnership with the Shelton Senior Center on Friday, September 29. “The Shelton Senior Fair is a great opportunity to bring important information directly to members of our community,” said Sen. Kelly. […]

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Intervention helps seniors combat loneliness, isolation

By Kit Paternoster Rosalind was introduced in Part I of this article, “The cost of loneliness,” which was published Sept. 19. She is a senior citizen in Hancock County. After losing her husband five years ago, she has slowly lost touch with friends and her former social circle. She, like too many local seniors, became […]

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Upcoming Medicare Check-Up Days offer help to seniors with choosing a plan

We hope you enjoyed your 7 articles this month. You can come back next month for another 7 free articles or choose unlimited access with a Digital or Print Subscription, and continueto enjoy the best journalism in Akron, anytime, anywhere and on any device. Subcribing is quick and easy. Article source: https://www.ohio.com/akron/business/healthcare/upcoming-medicare-check-up-days-offer-help-seniors-with-choosing-a-plan

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Shelton lawmakers host health and wellness fair for seniors

State Senator Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) and State Representatives Jason Perillo (R-Shelton) and Ben McGorty (R-Shelton) hosted a health and wellness fair for seniors in partnership with the Shelton Senior Center on Friday, Sept. 29. “The Shelton Senior Fair is a great opportunity to bring important information directly to members of our community,” said Sen. Kelly. […]

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Medicare open enrollment to begin Oct. 15

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Episcopal SeniorLife enhancing seniors’ lives

Episcopal SeniorLife Communities is a faith-based nonprofit organization dedicated to understanding individual and community needs and responding to those needs. (Courtesy of Episcopal SeniorLife) A decade from now, one-fifth of the American population will be 65 years of age or older. And while a number of senior housing facilities have sprung up to accommodate the […]

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Letter: Senior home health access threatened – Moscow

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Restoring care for 8000 Missourians likely means cutting tax credit for seniors – Springfield News

x Embed x Share CLOSE Rep. Crystal Quade and Sen. Ron Richard talk about the 2017 veto session in Jefferson City. Wochit Buy Photo The Missouri State Capitol as seen from its grounds in Jefferson City, Mo. on April 19, 2016.(Photo: Guillermo Hernandez Martinez/News-Leader)Buy Photo Lawmakers will likely look to limit a property tax credit […]

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Free Medicare classes offered this fall in Asheville area – Asheville Citizen

A sample Medicare card.(Photo: Courtesy photo) ASHEVILLE – The Council on Aging of Buncombe County, in conjunction with Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program, has announced fall dates for their free Medicare Choices Made Easy seminars. The classes explain how Medicare works, the enrollment process, how to avoid penalties and ways to save money.  The information sessions are free and […]

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Dennis Lanane column: Triad meeting panelists to offer advice on health insurance plans

This month’s Madison County Triad meeting will feature a program about health insurance. Representatives from the Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) will share tips on getting help in making choices concerning health insurance. SHIP Volunteer Supervisor Melissa Miller and Medicare specialist John Williams will share advice on determining which insurance choice would be a quality, […]

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Prescription drug price gouging: What seniors need to know

Americans spent $457 billion on prescription drugs in 2015, according to a recent issue of the AARP Bulletin. Continue Reading Below The most popular brand-name drugs rose 208 percent between 2008 and 2016—bad news for retirees living on a fixed income, and according to one senior citizens lobbying group, because Medicare doesn’t have the authority […]

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Cabell Huntington’s fest helps seniors stay healthy | News | herald …

HUNTINGTON – It was a good thing Cabell Huntington Hospital completed its brand new parking garage this year before the hospital’s sixth annual Senior Fest took place Saturday. More than 1,350 seniors, classified as anyone over age 50 by the hospital, came out for the health fair that included everything from information on depression to […]

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16th annual Fremont County Senior Fair brings need to community

Click photo to enlarge Hundreds of residents of Fremont County shuffled throughout E-Free Church, moving from various booths, as the 16th annual Fremont County Senior Fair took place on Friday. The Senior Fair is an annual event that focuses on services and care seniors in the County need and can use. The Fair includes vendors […]

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Cabell Huntington’s fest helps seniors stay healthy

HUNTINGTON – It was a good thing Cabell Huntington Hospital completed its brand new parking garage this year before the hospital’s sixth annual Senior Fest took place Saturday. More than 1,350 seniors, classified as anyone over age 50 by the hospital, came out for the health fair that included everything from information on depression to […]

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YMCA hosts Senior Health and Fitness Showcase

Kishwaukee Family YMCA will offer a Senior Health and Fitness Showcase from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the YMCA, 2500 W. Bethany Road in Sycamore. The event offers an opportunity to explore the many senior-friendly physical activity options and to understand the importance of exercise and nutrition for ongoing health and illness […]

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Regular exercise just 1 weapon to combat Alzheimer’s disease

This story was written for our sponsor, Cambridge Village of Apex. An estimated 5.5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Of those, almost all of them, 5.3 million people, are over 65, making it a particular concern for seniors. Health professionals and researchers focusing on helping seniors combat this dementia-causing disease have identified […]

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Most urban seniors want to live out golden years in cities, survey finds

Mira Samson, 86, center left, and John Puls, 86, center right, make their way through a tunnel of other senior citizens after being crowned Prom Queen and King at the Fourth Annual Senior Prom on April 28. A study from a Toledo-based real estate company found that seven out of 10 senior citizens want to […]

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Quad City seniors learn about Medicare options at Senior Health Fair

MOLINE — With enrollment for Medicare insurance set to begin next month, Quad City seniors had the opportunity to learn more about their options at a Senior Health Fair held at SouthPark mall on Friday. With more than one million people on Medicare in both Iowa and Illinois, health leaders say it’s important to review […]

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Missouri Dems propose new health care initiatives, including public option

Jason Hunsicker @JHunsicker_KDE @jhunsicker_kde The Missouri Democratic Party is proposing a public option health care plan as part of sweeping changes they say would increase options, restore coverage that Republicans have recently eliminated, and reduce costs both to Missourians and the state’s budget. The plan also includes an effort to provide veterans employment security while […]

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Union Leader to host free healthy-living expo for seniors | New …

Staff Report September 28. 2017 9:19PM Silver Linings: Senior Healthy Living Expo What: A free event focused on aging When: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Manchester Community College, 1066 Front St., Manchester New Hampshire has the second oldest population in the country and while we may not be getting […]

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Environmental advocate, retired DEC officer named ‘Seniors of the Year’ at health, wellness fair in Ogdensburg

 From left are Larry Kring, Sen. Patty Ritchie and Nancy Foster.  OGDENSBURG — Close to 400 people packed the Richard G. Lockwood Civic Center in Ogdensburg Wednesday to take part in the St. Lawrence County Senior Health and Wellness Fair, according to Sen Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, who organized the event. Seniors in attendance were able […]

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Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation announces flagship …

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) and MaRS Excellence in Clinical Innovation and Technology Evaluation (EXCITE) announced today their first partnership dedicated to accelerating the adoption of new health technologies in the seniors’ care sector in Ontario. This collaboration will enable improved coordination between CABHI […]

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Sen. Hannon hosts annual Senior Health Expo

Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau) announces his Annual Senior Health Expo takes place on Thursday, October 5, at the St. Paul’s Field House (295 Stewart Avenue, Garden City), from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. This annual event features FREE flu vaccinations and pneumonia shots. Also featured are cardiovascular testing, a NuHealth Mobile Mammography Van, memory screening, […]

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Wellness fair aims to keep seniors healthy, active

Faith in Action hosted its annual health and wellness fair for area seniors. MASSILLON  Faith in Action of Western Stark County hosted is annual Health, Wellness and Lifestyle Fair for area seniors Thursday at the Rec Center. The event featured free medical screenings, flue shots, free massages and demonstrations. More than 25 vendors provided information […]

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Senior centers help older adults stay healthy, indepenent

To the Editor, The older adult population of today is significantly different than the older adult populations of yesterday and of tomorrow. Senior centers have long been important community resources and have evolved to meet the needs of older adults and their families.   In Rhode Island, local senior centers are key partners to the […]

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Mission seniors enjoy healthy discussions, chance to socialize

If you stop by the Mission Seniors Activity Centre on a Tuesday, it’s likely you’ll run into Jackie Phare. The Mission resident is usually there in the morning, talking with friends, enjoying a healthy snack and getting her blood pressure checked. While she will deny it, Phare is the unofficial organizer of the Seniors Health […]

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