October 20, 2017

Turmoil in Washington adds uncertainty to health insurance enrollment

By Paul Sisson Usually, the autumn ritual of selecting the right health plan for the coming year is quite predictable. The options are there on the […]
October 19, 2017

Health care premiums for 2018 set to go up by as much as 50 percent

By Dan Gorenstein and Jana Kasperkevic In 2018, some healthcare premiums might go up by as much as 50 percent.  – Joe Raedle/Getty Images Several states have announced rates for health […]
October 18, 2017

One way Trump could change health insurance

by Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  A day after the latest “repeal and replace” proposal ran out of steam last week, President Donald Trump told reporters […]
October 17, 2017

5 Beginner Yoga Poses for Seniors

If you’ve reached senior status and you’re not already practicing yoga, now’s a good time to begin. Yoga is a great form of exercise for seniors. […]
October 16, 2017

Yoga for Seniors – Gentle Exercises

In late 2016, news articles about 98-year-old yoga instructor Täo Porchon-Lynch hit the interweb, stunning the world with videos and photographs of the senior yoga teacher’s body twisted […]
October 15, 2017

The CHIP funding cliff could cost thousands of kids their health insurance

By Lizzie O’Leary and Sean McHenry University of Miami Pediatrician, Dr. Gwen Wurm, does a checkup on Christina Brownlee, 5, at the University of Miami Pediatric clinic October 3, […]
October 14, 2017

7 Yoga Poses for Seniors

  One of the most incredible benefits of yoga is its low-impact, life long practice qualities. Yoga can be done from age three to ninety-three! Yoga […]
October 13, 2017

Medicare, Hospitals and the ‘Two-Midnight Rule’

credit David Plunkert To the Editor: Re “Under ‘Observation,’ Some Face Big Bills” (The New Old Age column, Science Times, Sept. 5): Kudos to Paula Span […]
October 12, 2017

Making Medicare Better

 Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wrote a provision calling for a public option as a transition to the “Medicare for all” proposed in Bernie Sanders’s bill. Credit: Michael Reynolds/European Pressphoto […]
October 11, 2017

SENATE REPUBLICANS ARE COMING FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID, THIS TIME THROUGH TAX REFORM

Aída Chávez SENATE REPUBLICANS HAVE given up on trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act for now, but that doesn’t mean they’re done messing with health care. […]