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Medicare bill would boost transitions to long-term care, other settings

Medicare bill would boost transitions to long-term care, other settings

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Federal lawmakers have introduced a bill designed to improve coordination of care and services for Medicare beneficiaries as they move from one setting to another.

Researchers identify five Alzheimer's genes

Two new studies — which examined 50,000 subjects worldwide — have identified five new genes that are definitively associated with Alzheimer's, according to a study published in the journal Nature Genetics.

Seniors' social activity slows decline, death, study finds

Social engagement among seniors can slow motor function loss and fend off overall age-related decline, according to a recently published study.

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