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Aging

2021-09-03 20:34:47
by Daniel Mollenkamp
COVID-19 Has Delayed Retirement For Many Americans

More than a third of consumers have pushed back or have considered pushing back their retirement date due to the... Read More

More than a third of consumers have pushed back or have considered pushing back their retirement date due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report. In response to the pandemic and financial stress, many have... Read More

2021-05-17 21:50:06
by Alexa Hornbeck
Report Looks at Why Antipsychotics Are Being Overprescribed in Nursing Homes

A recent report from the Health and Human Services Department finds that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services needs... Read More

A recent report from the Health and Human Services Department finds that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services needs to improve data used to monitor antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes, as insufficient data underestimates the scope of the antipsychotic... Read More

2020-08-20 15:35:05
by Gracie Kreth
Senate Committee on Aging Reports on Financial Challenges Women Face

WASHINGTON - United States Senators Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Bob Casey, D-Penn., the chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the... Read More

WASHINGTON - United States Senators Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Bob Casey, D-Penn., the chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Special Committee on Aging, released a report last week examining the challenges older women face preparing financially for retirement.  During... Read More

2020-05-22 13:09:03
by Tom Ramstack
Senate Told to Find New Approaches for Nursing Homes Hit With Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate made a first step Thursday toward new legislation intended specifically to protect elderly people from... Read More

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate made a first step Thursday toward new legislation intended specifically to protect elderly people from the ravages of coronavirus. The Senate Special Committee on Aging listened to medical experts’ opinions on measures needed to help... Read More

2020-02-06 22:15:53
by Kate Michael
Luria Joins Effort to Protect Older Workers from Discrimination

WASHINGTON — Americans are working more and longer than ever, yet age discrimination worries often give older workers a lack... Read More

WASHINGTON — Americans are working more and longer than ever, yet age discrimination worries often give older workers a lack of confidence in being able to keep their jobs or find new ones.  That’s why the House threw its bipartisan... Read More

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