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Like Hunger Or Thirst, Loneliness In Seniors Can Be Eased

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org     It’s widely believed that older age is darkened by...

‘America’s Other Drug Problem’: Copious Prescriptions For Hospitalized Elderly

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Anna Gorman and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   Photos by Heidi de Marco Cover photo: Harriet Diamond...

End-Of-Life Advice: More Than 500,000 Chat On Medicare’s Dime

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by JoNel Aleccia and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   The 90-year-old woman in the San Diego-area nursing...

Hospitals Step Up To Help Seniors Avoid Falls

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Susan Jaffe and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Cover photo: Gina Deavers, left center, looks on as Jane...

Doctors Ponder Delicate Talks As Medicare Now Pays For End-Of-Life Counseling

  Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Phil Galewitz and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   JUPITER, Fla. — She didn’t want to spend the rest of...

‘Boot Camp’ Helps Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers Take Care Of Themselves, Too

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Anna Gorman and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover Cover photo: An actor (right), trained to play a...

New 2017 Federal Rules Will Require Home Health Agencies To Do Much More For Patients

    Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   Home health agencies will be required to become...

Dentistry Advocates Aim To Fill Medicare Gaps

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Phil Galewitz and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Grace Garfinkel, a fourth-year University...

Asthma, More Deadly With Age, Takes Heavy Toll On Older Adults

  Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham  and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   In early June, Donna Bilgore Robins stood on a...

Advance Planning For Your End-Of-Life Care

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Emily Bazar and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   Millions of Californians are newly eligible for a...