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People with disabilities receive less preventive care and suffer from poorer health, as well as more coexisting medical conditions.
Millions of Americans are not poor enough to qualify for Medicaid, but they can’t afford to hire someone privately.
Despite the surging older population, there are fewer geriatricians now -- just over 7,400 -- than there were in 2000.
Most of us lack a good understanding of what happens to our bodies during an extended period after middle age.
New types of plans target cultural and ethnic communities with special offerings and native-language practitioners.
The Biden administration proposal is intended to ensure higher-quality care by requiring minimum staffing per resident.
People 55 and older represent 41% of the U.S. population living with HIV. Learn more about #HIVandAging and #NHAAD.
Ozempic and related medications are changing how ordinary people as well as medical experts think about obesity.
People over 70 have a heightened risk of cancer, yet they are under-represented in clinical trials of new drugs.
While patient advocates are celebrating, critics predict the rollout of Leqembi will aggravate racial disparities in elder care.
The CDC recommends that everyone 13 to 64 get tested for HIV at least once. Why stop at 64? SAGE wants the upper limit removed.
Employers understand the need to take time off to care for a baby, but there’s less understanding about time to care for anyone else.
People with strong connections to family, friends and their communities are happier, physically healthier and live longer.
Treatment has shifted to immunotherapy, but survival gains have been small for people over age 75.
The findings provide a basis for future studies of the immune system’s role in longevity.
Before they get COVID, people over 65 should have a plan for accessing antiviral treatment.
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