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Video advance directives enable people to speak directly to their families and physicians about their wishes for end-of-life care.
What being old and sick in America can mean — and ways to navigate the often treacherous journey through the system.
Stereotypes often undermine older adults, eroding their confidence, elevating their stress and harming their health.
Despite Medicare Advantage plans’ increasing popularity, several key features remain poorly understood. Here is what you need to know.
Out-of-pocket health costs eat up about 18 percent of retirees’ incomes.
With higher premiums on tap for many Medicare enrollees, here’s help figuring out the particulars of the Part B puzzle and how it affects you.
Innovative CareMaps tool helps caregivers understand their roles and take steps to improve their lives.
Hospice care often prompts fear and misunderstanding, but the services provided can lead to less pain and trauma at the end of life.
New research bolsters evidence that older adults with a sense of purpose are less likely to see their health decline with age. The question is: How does one cultivate more meaning and motivation in life?
Death rates for older adults with asthma run five times higher than younger people, and serious complications are far more common.