Issues in Aging
- Innovators Find Creative Ways to Connect the Generations by Mary Jacobs - As the pandemic receded, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, a community center in New York City’s Upper East Side, came back to life. The halls buzzed with people of all ages, from young children in the preschool to older adults who…
Blog of the Week
- Acupunctured by Flora Davis - When my doctor first suggested I try acupuncture to relieve my lower back pain, I was dubious. Would my Medicare Advantage plan pay for it? To my surprise, it would. Was it available nearby? It was. But I was still…
KFF Health News
Older Americans Say They Feel Trapped in Medicare Advantage Plans
As people become sick, they discover the plans offer limited choices and create difficulty in accessing sufficient care.
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Why Haven’t More Older Adults Gotten the R.S.V. Vaccine?
Some may be reluctant to try a new shot, others may not have heard it’s available. Either way, only 15 percent of people have been vaccinated against the serious virus.
‘I Am Just Waiting to Die’: Social Security Clawbacks Drive Some Into Homelessness
The administration overpays beneficiaries – most often, the poorest of the poor – and then tries to recoup the money. The process sends many people into financial ruin.