Older adults who get a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit are more than four times as likely to be screened for depression as those who opt out of this free health benefit.
The unemployment rate declines to a 50-year low but hiring slows in September. Plus, a look at international efforts to promote longer careers.
Minnesota has put a number of foundational strategies in place to meet the needs of older adults while managing the growth in our programs.
The International Day of Older Persons, October 1, marks the perfect time to celebrate the opportunity and challenges of an aging population.
Evidence is emerging that Annual Wellness Visits, the preventive health benefit for Medicare enrollees created by the Affordable Care Act, are achieving their intended purpose—linking people with preventive services. But not all demographic groups are gaining the benefits equally.
The latest edition of the AARP Bulletin profiles Susan Reinhard, RN, PhD, FAAN, chief strategist of the Center to Champion Nursing in America and senior vice president and director of the AARP Public Policy Institute.
Today 20 million family caregivers regularly perform complex medical and nursing tasks for family members or friends, often with little to no instruction. A new series of "how-to" videos can help.
Recent research shows that Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit appears to be achieving one of its key goals: providing a gateway for beneficial preventive and screening services.
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