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November 2017

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posted 11.16.2017
  The tax legislation passed today by a narrow partisan majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, the so-called “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” is the first step in passing tax reform legislation that ASA Chair Bob Blancato says “will only make some Americans great again.... Read More
posted 11.08.2017
In the In Focus Section of the November–December 2017 issue of Aging Today, we probe the troubling issue of elder abuse and neglect. Read More
posted 11.08.2017
But when the person is ready to go home, she will find that Medicare Part A won’t cover the stay because she was never formally admitted to the hospital. All ser­vices received will be billed separately un­der Part B, as if they had been delivered in a doctor’s office. Read More
posted 11.07.2017
Most people, especially baby boomers, who are at risk of having hepatitis C, don’t know it and don’t get tested for it. Most people who have HCV don’t know it because it usually doesn’t have noticeable symptoms for years. Many people don’t want to know about... Read More
posted 11.07.2017
Mistreatment can play out as physical, sexual, emotional or psychological abuse, as well as financial abuse and neglect. Often, older adults are the victims of more than one form of mistreatment, and many cases are not clear-cut, either in determining whether abuse has occurred or in deciding what... Read More
posted 11.03.2017
“The real pain may occur in cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and other safety net programs which will become necessary if economic growth does not occur.” Read More

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