Senior Safety


At Too Many Hospitals, a Revolving Door

By Judith Graham – The New York Times.  Jessie Gruman can’t remember the number of times she’s been hospitalized for cancer. The list of the conditions she’s had over almost 40 years is daunting: from...

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The Pitfalls of Applying for Medicare

By Jennifer Waters, The Wall Street Journal. Lots Can Go Wrong if You’re Not Careful  Roughly 3.65 million Americans will turn 65 this year and become eligible for Medicare. But be warned: There’s nothing simple


Older Americans Hooked on Drugs

By Janet Loehrke and Peter Eisler, USA TODAY. When Betty Van Amburgh began treatment last year for her addiction to  prescription pain killers she was told to bring along all her medication. She arrived with...

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Medicare Signup Dangers

By Maryalene LaPonsie, U.S. News & World Report. 65-Year-Olds Need to Enroll Even If They Delay Social Security.  Open enrollment is only for those who are already enrolled in Medicare, but John Piershale, a certified...

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