Plan to travel soon? Know what Medicare will cover

Plan to travel soon? Know what Medicare will cover

Forbes.com —  When you plan to travel, you want to know you’ll be protected should the unexpected happen. That’s why if you have Medicare, you may want to consider getting additional coverage to help pay for emergency services depending on the location and duration of...

Older workers: How COVID-19 affected them

Older workers: How COVID-19 affected them

CNBC.com —  The Covid-19 pandemic has not been the job crisis the Great Recession was for older workers. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s easier for people in that age cohort to find new work. In fact, April 2020 saw the biggest gap ever in the unemployment...

Ohio’s child care system lowers bar on quality

Ohio’s child care system lowers bar on quality

The Springfield (Ohio) News-Sun — Ohio’s $700 million child care system for low-income families will see multiple changes this year, as families at slightly higher income levels will be eligible, but some of the quality requirements in the state system are being...

National Guardianship Network Calls for Reforms to System

National Guardianship Network Calls for Reforms to System

National Guardianship Network —WASHINGTON, DC – During the week of May 10, 2021, the National Guardianship Network, with the support of the State Justice Institute, the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, and the Syracuse University College of Law, brought...

Surge in Early Retirement Exposes Baby Boomer Inequality

Surge in Early Retirement Exposes Baby Boomer Inequality

Bloomberg — More than 1.7 million older workers retired early during the pandemic; Unplanned retirement can lead to poverty, report finds The surge in early retirements spurred by the pandemic is increasing inequality among Baby Boomers in the U.S., with older Black...

Alzheimer’s drug sparks emotional battle at FDA

Alzheimer’s drug sparks emotional battle at FDA

The Washington Post — By Laurie McGinley When Phil Gutis was diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease at 54, he immediately enrolled in a clinical trial for an experimental drug but had little hope of being helped. Over time, though, he started feeling better,...

Efforts to engage Veterans in advance care planning

Efforts to engage Veterans in advance care planning

The VAntage Point blog/US Dept. of Veterans Affairs — For more than 30 years, Jennifer Vedral-Baron was a nurse in the Navy, focused on taking care of military members and their families. Now, she is using her experience to support and encourage other Veterans to...

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