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Health insurance form. Filling medical documents
Health care is full of confusing jargon. It includes terms like fee-for-service, accountable care organization, dual eligibles, and bundled payments—to name only a few.
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Since the passage of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990, Nutrition Facts labeling has been mandatory for most packaged foods. The majority of food items sold in grocery stores are processed and packaged. Nutrition Facts labels provide consumers with the amount of calories and nutrients in these food items, which can help them make healthier choices. Now more than ever, Americans, especially older adults, are using Nutrition Facts labels when they shop for food.
Why older people need Internet access and how it can help both family caregivers and care recipients
High-speed Internet can be key to living independently (also known as " aging in place"). You can go online or get smartphone apps that help you monitor  chronic diseases, work from home to care for a loved one or prevent or delay functional decline with game systems that help you stay physically active. And, don't forget the ability to be socially connected through email, online forums and message boards.
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By Julia Appleby, Kaiser Health News. This story was produced in collaboration with USA Today
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