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Health News for Seniors

Do you want to live longer? Walk faster says new research

Senior citizens seem to benefit most from walking faster

By Tucker Sutherland, editor

June 1, 2018 - We have been publishing since 1999 and have seen many studies indicating that those who walk the fastest live the longer. Too many may have assumed that walking slow and a shorter life is just something they have to bear. A new study suggests a more actionable view of this phenomenon. Just walk faster and you may live longer!

Sex Health News for Seniors

Senior Sex Poll Finds Most Satisfied Yet Not So Many Having Sex

About 65% say they're interested in sex, over half say sex it’s important

May 16, 2018 ?A recent survey of senior citizens ages 65 through 80 about their sex lives find more than you probably thought have romantic partners. But, not so many have active sex lives. And, a lot more are satisfied than you may think.

Alzheimer's & Mental Health News

Better Life for People with Dementia Found in Key Factors

"... vital that we understand how we can optimize quality of life for the 50 million people worldwide who have dementia"

May 9, 2018 - Good relationships, social engagement, better daily functioning, good physical and mental health, and high-quality care were all linked to better quality of life for people with dementia by a study published in Psychological Medicine.

Alzheimer's & Mental Health News

Depression in older people linked to memory problems, brain aging

Study published by American Academy of Neurology

May 9, 2018 - Depression in older people may be linked to memory problems, says a new study, which also finds that older people with greater symptoms of depression may have structural differences in the brain compared to people without symptoms.

Eldercare & Caregiver News for Seniors

Family Caregivers Are Getting A Break - And Extra Coaching

Americans doing more for the 42 million primary caregivers

May 3, 2018 - For today, there are no doctor’s visits. No long afternoons with nothing to do. No struggles over bathing ?or not. At the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., a group of older adults ?some in wheelchairs, some with Alzheimer’s ?and their caregivers sit in a semicircle around a haunting portrait of a woman in white.

Medicare & Medicaid News

Your New Medicare Card is On the Way

CMS notifying those in Medicare about their new cards

May 3, 2018 - Medicare notifying by email those on Medicare about the new membership cards without Social Security numbers that will soon be in your mailbox

Health News for Seniors

Things you didn’t know about stroke that may save a life

May is American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association’s 20th anniversary

May 2, 2018 — Stroke is a leading cause of preventable death, but lack of awareness - even among vulnerable older people, education and resources are major barriers to stopping it.

Health News for Seniors

Five simple things may add 14 years to your life

New study points way for older Americans to live much longer

May 2, 2018 - Even most senior citizens are surprised to learn that people in the U.S. do not live as long as those living in most other high-income countries. Recent research suggests, however, this could be dramatically changed if Americans would adopt just five modest lifestyle changes. The researchers say we are looking at as much as 14 years added to the lives of older Americans.

Political News for Seniors

AARP Aims at Getting More Senior Citizens to Vote

Age 50+ group wants older voters to hold politicians accountable.

May 2, 2018 ?Senior citizens have long been the most prolific voters in the United States, but that crown is slipping...

Social Security News

Only the Oldest get Social Security Early in Month

Why you get your Social Security payment when you do

May 1. 2018 – Most of us who receive Social Security wish we received it earlier in the month. The reason you don't began on this date - May 1 - in 1997. Those who were already getting checks on this date never worry, they all get their money on the third day of the month. The disgruntled rest of us get ours on the second, third of fourth Wednesday of the month.

Social Security, Medicare News

Need to Prove Your Social Security, Medicare Benefits

The solution is available online

May 1, 2018 ?If you need to prove you receive Medicare, Social Security or Supplemental Security (SSI) Income, you can get a benefit verification letter online by using your personal my Social Security account.

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Medicare & Medicaid News

Medicare Advantage, Part D Updates to Provide New Benefits in 2019

CMS also proposing new protections in opioid crisis

Feb. 21, 2018 - Changes for the Medicare health and drug programs have been proposed for 2019 that increase flexibility in Medicare Advantage to allow more options and new benefits...

Medicare & Medicaid News

Medicare & Medicaid Changing Focus to Outcome-Based Measures

October 30, 2017 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin focusing on outcome-based measures going forward, as opposed to trying to micromanage processes, according to Administrator Seema Verma.

Sex Health News for Seniors

Feeling younger than your age leads to better sex for seniors

Sept. 19, 2017 - It is probably not a surprise, but researchers have confirmed that older adults who feel younger than their actual age are more satisfied with their sex life and in having one.

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