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Social Security Disability Claim's Compassionate Allowances Program: Fast-Track Help to Those Who Need It Most

Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog by Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications Social Security Administration The Social security...

How Older Patients Can Dodge Pitfalls Entrenched In The Health Care System

​Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Being old and sick in America frequently means a...

For Active Seniors, Co-housing Offers A Cozier Alternative To Downsizing

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sharon Jayson and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Cover photo: Joan Stek, 90, works in her kitchen at...

What Are Palliative Care and Hospice Care?

Senior Help Desk helthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov Many Americans die in facilities such as...

New ‘Instructions’ Could Let Dementia Patients Refuse Spoon-Feeding

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by JoNel Aleccia and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  People who abhor the thought of being kept alive with...

FINDING A HOSPICE PROVIDER JUST GOT EASIER

Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog Credited to Medicare.gov The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is working diligently to make...

Learning the Lingo of Social Security

by Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications Social Security Administration Is Social Security a topic in your conversations these...

Rising Health Insurance Costs Frighten Some Early Retirees

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Steven Findlay and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Don and Debra Clark of Springfield, Mo., are glad they...

Social Security Scam Alert: Is that Phone Call From Us?

Is that Phone Call From Us? Posted on October 30, 2017 By Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications, Social Security Administration...

Amid For-Profit Surge, Rural Hospice Has Offered Free Care for 40 Years

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by JoNel Aleccia and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Cover photo: Rose Crumb, a mother of 10 and a devoted...