Fewer grants and less research money means fewer folks looking for cures to cancer, Alzheimer’s and other ailments, says research chief Francis Collins, with the federal budget “sequester” ahead.
Pitt researchers surveyed more than 1,200 seniors in the area
Secretary Brian Duke testified on behalf of the agency.
The budget proposal calls for a 4% cut in the Medicaid reimbursement rate for nursing homes. The total revenue loss for nursing homes is projected by the Pennsylvania Health Care Association to be $46.5 million.
Federal gov’t to announce in press conference today that health care reform laws surrounding Medicare are working
According to the Dept. of Health and Human Services, part of the success is due to seniors becoming more involved in their care.
Some of the more recent Medicare enrollees will actually see their premiums decrease.
The National Institute on Aging on Wednesday launched its “Go4Life” campaign, aimed at increasing physical activity among Baby Boomers and their parents.
Medicare — one of the most popular programs ever devised by the federal government — is on the chopping block, again. The article lists five ways Medicare could be “squeezed” — and the reasons it will be difficult.
Over 100 senior citizens in the Philadelphia metro area will participate in a Penn Memory Study to examine the impact of stress, age, and brain function.
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging has started a citywide initiative to transform community parks to improve the quality of life for seniors. The Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Department announced that it will utilize an ‘age-friendly’ checklist to make necessary improvements.