The most difficult part of moving to a senior healthcare community is making the decision to live there. When designing for the wellness and health of seniors, you need to appeal to not only the seniors, but to their adult children.
Obama Administration officials Tuesday denied a request from California lawmakers for federal financial bailout assistance, according to recent reports. The Golden State faces a $24 billion budget deficit for the upcoming fiscal year beginning July 1.
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt in a speech Wednesday said continued preparation for a global flu pandemic should be a priority of his successor.
The current global financial crisis will not prevent the next Congress or president from making healthcare reforms, key leaders are saying.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) said he plans to nix a $145 billion budget proposal on Friday. If passed, the proposal would end the longest budget impasse in the state's history and restore many benefits and provider pay rates to the Medi-Cal program.
The draft of the Republican party's 2008 platform calls for new non-institutional long-term care options.
The Democratic Party has included long-term care reform as a plank in its policy platform.
The current economic downturn has most Americans clinging tight to their wallets. But a new analysis shows that state and local governments have increased spending, which could mean fiscal trouble in the near future.
A soaring budget deficit could ultimately hurt future proposals for healthcare, a new report suggests.
It's hardly a secret that eldercare services in this nation are in a state of flux. The average age of nursing homes in most metro markets has surpassed 30 years.
The nursing home industry isn't known for setting trends, but that landscape may be changing.
In boardrooms and across kitchen tables, much hand wringing is taking place. At issue is whether the nation may be on the cusp of a recession, or maybe worse.
It's April. Do you know where your year has gone? That's not entirely a rhetorical question because even if your fiscal year isn't nearing an end, you could have reason to be feeling a squeeze.
The outlook for two of the largest government entitlement funds benefiting seniors did not improve over the past year. But it also did not worsen, experts noted.
Several factors threaten to overwhelm the healthcare system and the economy in coming years, says a new study from Tefen USA, a management consulting firm.
The nation's top lawmakers are learning more about new monitoring, personal health record and brain fitness technologies for seniors during a special briefing and demonstration today.Senators from the Special Committee on Aging; the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; and the Medical Technology Caucus are hosting the event to discuss and explore what type of support is needed to promote technological advances that can help our nation's aging population.
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