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Long Waits And Long Odds For Those Who Need Social Security Disability

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Alex Smith, KCUR and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover Cover photo: Stephenie Hashmi and her husband,...

Where You Live May Determine How You Die. Oregon Leads The Way.

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by JoNel Aleccia and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Pat and Jimmy Duty.   Americans who want to...

FYI: You will soon be getting a new Medicare card with a new “Medicare Number”. This will help protect your identity. Learn more at http://bit.ly/2uFpsS5

Your Medicare card When you’re enrolled in Medicare, you’ll get your red, white, and blue Medicare card in the mail. If you're automatically enrolled...

How To Get Long-Term Care At Home Without Busting The Bank

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org The vast majority of older adults receive long-term care...

Leap Of Faith: Will Health Care Ministries Cover Your Costs?

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Emily Bazar and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   Martin Estacio was shelling out $800 per month for a...

When High Deductibles Hurt: Even Insured Patients Postpone Care

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Pauline Bartolone​ and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Tina Heck of Nevada City, Calif., has...

Over-The-Counter Devices Hold Their Own Against Costly Hearing Aids

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Michelle Andrews and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   Hearing aids that can cost more than $2,000 apiece...

His Wife Runs Medicaid, But This Doctor’s Practice Won’t Accept It

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Seema Verma extends her hand to hug her...

For Seniors, Medicare's Obesity-Counseling Benefit Goes Largely Unused

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Phil Galewitz and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org    The Obama administration offered hope to millions of...

In Sunlit Paradise, Seniors Go Hungry

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sarah Varney and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Harry Knight was a jeweler and the main...