California Seniors are Educating Themselves about Scams

American lives have seismically shifted since the advent of the coronavirus pandemic. Boomers and seniors are adopting digital media in record numbers to sustain connections virtually with their family and friends. A by-product of COVID-19 is narrowing the digital divide between generations amidst social media and the internet of things (IoT). More internet interaction, however,…

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California Creates a New Law to Addresses Fatal COVID-19 cases at Nursing Homes

California created a new law that was enacted in late September 2020, in response to the concerns that state health agencies were too slow to respond to coronavirus outbreaks in skilled nursing facilities because of a lack of timely information elevated to these agencies. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has hit nursing homes very hard, Governor…

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Understanding Alzheimer’s disease Medicare, Medicaid, and out of pocket costs

The Alzheimer’s Association has published its 2020 report entitled Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures (alz.org). The findings give pause when contemplating the future of many Americans who will be living with crippling dementia. Health care and long-term care costs for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) are staggering as dementia is one of…

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