Living Longer, But Not Always Healthier

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With medical advances extending lifespans, people are living longer worldwide. However, more years of life does not necessarily translate into more healthy years. This trend has raised concerns about increased chronic disease and rising healthcare costs. Living Longer, But Not Always Healthier. What can be done to facilitate healthy aging? KEY POINTS CHANGING the AGING […]

Orphan Boomers & Stubborn Parents?

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Parents Stubborn? DRIVING ISSUES? Having That Hard Talk With Your Folks! ORPHAN BOOMERS Why are There so Many Orphan Boomers? Orphan Boomers….Many people fall into the category of being Orphan Adults, Elder Orphans or Kinless. They may not be aware of the terms, the limitations, and pitfalls that those words represent, even though they apply […]

Hospital Pricing Roulette

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“Study Finds Huge Variations in Hospital Charges for Appendectomy” Hospital charges appear on patients bills, but they often bear no relation to the discounted fees that an insurer will end up paying. Still, some patients do get stuck paying the retail price. They include the uninsured, those with bare-bones or high-deductible plans, and even some […]