social determinants of health

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Urban elderly
One in four older black and Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries is food insecure.
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Recent changes to Medicare Advantage's supplemental benefits could have significant implications for consumers
Elizabeth “Izzy” Barnett, 80, is a full-time caregiver for her husband, Bob, who has dementia. They have no children or family to help and Izzy has lost contact with friends because she is busy taking care of Bob. Izzy’s is not alone in this situation. Millions of older adults are socially…
foodinsecurity
Nearly 8 percent of adults age 65 and older are food insecure, meaning they do not always have balanced meals or enough to eat because they cannot afford it. However, there are significant racial and ethnic disparities in food insecurity among older adults. Black and Hispanic seniors are over three…
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