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Could Assisted Living Help Your Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

When a parent or loved one gets on in age, the concern of who is going to help them and how becomes an ever-present worry. Perhaps the loved one in question is self-reliant and doesn’t require an ever-present caretaker to assist them. Maybe you were able to take on the responsibility of helping them out.… Read More »

Fewer people died from heart disease in states that expanded Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act

Counties in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act had fewer deaths annually from heart disease compared to areas that did not expand Medicaid, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2019. Medicaid expansion under the ACA, which occurred in 2014,… Read More »

Unvaccinated kids banned from public

A county in New York City’s northern suburbs declared a state of emergency over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people. It hopes a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem. “It’s an attention grab, there’s no question about it,” Rockland County Executive… Read More »