Re-posting information which helps in defining differences between Medicare and Medicaid.... Many people are confused about the difference between Medicare and Medicaid (MassHealth is the label in Massachusetts) as it pertains to the challenge of paying for expensive long-term...
Co-host, "Seniorities" As Chairman of the Board, Scituate Council on Aging, I co-host a bi-monthly program with Linda Hayes, Executive Director of the Senior Center. Click on link below as we discuss some of the review process, along with "pro's" and...
Caring for veterans, both young and old, has been a big concern in recent years. People returning from war, whether now or in the past, require and deserve special care and consideration, and the measures in place currently to...
J.D. Miller, CEO/Founder of Home Care Partners, appeared as a guest on a recent radio segment of "My Generation." Click on lick to listen. Hosted by the publishers of South Shore Senior News earlier last month. We discussed issues relating to home...
Heart disease is under-diagnosed, and under-treated. It is estimated that 6 million women develop coronary heart disease on an annual basis. And, the symptoms of a heart attack are different between men and women. Females should work to be educated...
In honor of Veterans Day, I am re-posting a memo from the Social Security Administration... Every Veterans Day, the nation honors the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect our country and the freedoms we cherish. Social...
Breaking news on next year's cost of living adjustment for seniors. Re-posted from AARP... Benefits for more than 60 million Social Security recipients will go up next year by a mere 0.3 percent, the Social Security Administration announced Tuesday. This is...
Re-posting a timely entry from the Social Security Administration...I think we all know someone fighting or surviving cancer... In 2016, more than a million people will be diagnosed with cancer around the world. This alarming statistic affects the young, the...
Timely re-post from the Social Security Administration as we approach Memorial Day... "Traditionally, on Memorial Day we honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. The unexpected loss of a service member is a difficult experience for the...
Re-posting a recent home care industry blog... For years now, home care has been a more affordable option than any other type of senior care. Compared to the services available in nursing homes and assisted living residences, the cost for...