What If Mom’s Home Health Aide Gets Deported?

Q. My mom has had the same home health aide for 5 years. My mom’s needs are great at this time, so her aide, Sylvia, bathes her, dresses her, feeds her, and takes her to the grocery store. We couldn’t ask for a better home health … [Read more...]

Implications of ACA Repeal for Seniors

Q. It is clear that the Republican congesss wants to pass a measure to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) outright. In my view, the ACA has been good for seniors because it eliminates pre-existing condition exclusions, keeps … [Read more...]

Election 2016 Roundup- Five Major Issues Affecting Seniors

In just a week from today, we’ll be casting our votes for the person who will lead this country for the next four years. If you’re still undecided because you are not entirely thrilled with any of the candidates this year, you can … [Read more...]

Caregiving: Where Clinton and Trump Stand

According to a recent AARP study, approximately 34.2 million Americans have provided unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older in the prior 12 months. Nearly half of these caregivers provide care to someone 75 years old or older … [Read more...]

Seniors Decide: What’s Important in the Presidential Election?

Q. Thank you for your recent articles about where candidates stand on Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans benefits. In reading them, and in watching the debates on TV, I am still trying to figure out other critical … [Read more...]

Part 2: Where Presidential Candidates Stand on Medicaid and Veterans Issues

  Q. I am having a hard time following where the candidates stand on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. I watched all the debates so far, and typically vote based on the person, not the party. If you know more about … [Read more...]

Where Presidential Candidates Stand on Senior Issues

  Q. I am having a hard time following where the candidates stand on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. I watched all the debates so far, and typically vote based on the person, not the party. If you know more about … [Read more...]