Prescriptions for a controversial new drug for Alzheimer's could run $56 billion a year, putting a significant financial burden on Medicare, the health insurance for the elderly.
Members of PDX Commons, a Portland community for adults 55 and older, disagreed about what to do about unvaccinated visitors -- allow them in or ban them?
Prospects for the president’s proposal are uncertain. Republicans decry its cost and argue that much of what the plan contains doesn't count as real infrastructure.
With a mix of relief and caution, older adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are moving out into the world and resuming activities put on hold during the pandemic.
Many nurses and other workers in long-term care facilities are struggling with the suffering they've witnessed on the job, with residents pleading for their family when visitors weren't allowed.
Older adults in all kinds of circumstances are deliberating what to do as days and nights turn chilly and coronavirus cases rise across the country.
Older adults have listened to public health authorities and taken steps to minimize the risk of being infected with COVID-19, a new study says.
Old. Chronically ill. Black.
People who fit this description are more likely to die from COVID-19 than any other group in the country.
Every day, the nation is reminded of COVID-19’s ongoing impact as new death counts are published. What is not well documented is the toll on family members.