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More news for Wednesday, May 24

Congress may open door to some Medicare long-term care … It’s time to worry about healthcare in the Senate … Attitudes and behaviors of current and soon-to-be empty nesters … Top adult financial regret is not saving enough for retirement

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‘Seniors have a lot to lose’ under ACA replacement, congresswoman says

Reduced outlays for Medicaid, a shorter lifespan for the Medicare program, higher insurance premiums for those aged 50 to 64 and more uninsured older adults would be some of the effects of the American Health Care Act, according to an analysis by the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation. “Seniors have a lot to lose,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says.

More news for Monday, Feb. 13

Older adults are embracing “living apart together” (video) … Older adults who exercise regularly may lower their chances of severe mobility problems … Medicare should consider social risk factors, experts say

More news for Tuesday, Feb. 7

Search for Alzheimer’s drugs is more urgent than ever … How would Republican plans for Medicaid block grants actually work? … Long-term care advocates call on Canadian government to invest in senior care … Routinely prescribed antibiotic may not be best for treating severe C diff infections … 106-year-old woman gets engaged to 66-year-old boyfriend

More news for Thursday, Jan. 26

Gene-blocking therapy reverses Alzheimer’s-like symptoms … New bill would increase temp worker protections … Projected $10 trillion federal debt growth over next decade may affect plans for Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security … What Medicaid block grants would mean for seniors … Seniors extol virtues of low-rent housing

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