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Hospitals create senior specific ER rooms

In what appears to be a plan to accommodate aging baby boomers, as well as other seniors, hospitals in Michigan are designing senior-specific emergency rooms, complete with features such as ...

October 27, 2010

Kevin Magna

Learn to make the most of a doctor’s appointment

Many older adults enter the doctor's office and are hesitant to ask any questions that extend beyond formalities. However, not being open with concerns can have consequences down the road. ...

October 20, 2010

Bryan Aldrige

22,000 seniors left in the cold by Harvard Pilgrim

The second-largest health insurance provider of Massachusetts, Harvard Pilgrim, has announced that it will end coverage for those who are subscribed to its Medicare Advantage plan at the end...

September 29, 2010

Alan Wu

Oregon faces healthcare crisis with aging population

OregonLive.com reports that Clark County, Oregon, is now facing an unprecedented health crisis due to the amount of retiring baby boomers in the region....

September 21, 2010

Bryan Aldrige

Independent hospitals struggling against healthcare reform

USA Today reports that some of the facilities that are most affected by the Obama administration's healthcare reform are independent or community hospitals that aren't part of a chain, becau...

September 15, 2010

david_meistrell

Network launched as a resource for senior citizens

The Lutheron Homes of Michigan have launched the Aging Enriched Network, an initiative that provides resources for baby boomers and senior citizens who need answers to practical questions ab...

September 14, 2010

david_meistrell

Hospital plans senior-specific emergency room

One hospital has taken steps to accommodate the growing senior population in Canada by designing an emergency room that caters specifically to to senior citizens, according to The Times Hera...

September 2, 2010

david_meistrell

New online guide helps assess dementia

The Alzheimer's Association estimates that there are approximately 11 million Americans across the country who are providing unpaid care for patients who suffer from Alzheimer's disease. Th...

September 1, 2010

Lisa Wurth

Doctor shortage of 30,000 estimated by 2015

A recent study conducted by Dr Karen Haur and published in The Journal of the American Medical Association has found that less than two percent of current medical students are interested in ...

August 23, 2010

Kevin Magna

Healthcare bill offers preventative care measures for seniors

The Lipman Times reports that, under a new healthcare law passed by Congress, senior citizens will be given access to much cheaper preventative healthcare services than before. Beginning in ...

August 11, 2010

david_meistrell

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