Issues in Aging
- Their Lifelong Savings Could Be at Risk by Pamela Yip - Barbara Macari’s husband, Frank, always handled the investments in the family. Then one day, Frank, a real estate broker, gave his wife the shock of her life.
Blog of the Week
- Green Old Age by Flora Davis - A friend of mine recently questioned something she read on this website that presented what she called “a depressing view of aging.”
Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare to Help the Chronically Ill
Susan Jaffe takes a look at the policy that is supposed to cover skilled nursing and therapy to help patients maintain current health and prevent further decline.
Kaiser Health News
Unlocked and Unloaded: Families Confront Dementia and Guns
As America grapples with gun violence, there’s not much talk about how to handle the firearms owned by older adults whose mental faculties are impaired or declining.
SCF Editors Recommend
Ohio State Cancer Clinic Uses Fitness Level, Not Age, to Craft Treatments
Rather than taking a one-age-fits-all approach, CARE Clinic looks at patients’ “biological age” to design a program specific to their health needs.