With the costs of goods and services steadily rising, a federally funded program that helps seniors, families and other individuals pay home heating costs has seen a record number of
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Kaiser Health News has reported that an expert panel studying America’s assisted living facilities (ALFs) finds that such facilities these days are often coming up short on meeting the shifting
In accordance with a Colorado legislative bill passed in 2019, the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (DHCPF) is close to making it possible for Coloradans to access savings on drug costs by getting imported pharmaceuticals from Canada.
Is it safe for an individual private consumer to order this pricey drug from this source, even with a doctor’s bona fide prescription? The best answer is “it depends.”
The combination of pandemic impacts, high inflation, and disruptions in people’s livelihoods has put many older Coloradans at risk of being unable to cover their medical expenses. This is particularly true for those who have not yet reached the age of eligibility for Medicare. Read more …
The Affordable Housing Collaborative, a housing advocacy organization in Colorado’s most populous county (El Paso), recently shared results of its latest AskCOS survey, in which 72% of respondents said they
Heather Nickerson, Artifcts Growing up, my father used to embark on a rousing melody of “Over the River and Through the Woods” on just about any family car trip that
Particularly with the combined effects of a multi-year pandemic and historically high inflation, media coverage of economic news has focused an increasing level of attention on the plight of older
With Colorado’s rapidly aging population, geriatric trained health care providers are critical to the health and well-being of Colorado’s rapidly aging population.
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How Nursing Homes & Skilled Nursing Facilities are Similar and How they Differ According to reliable sources, Colorado has about 230 “nursing homes” and more than 200 “skilled nursing facilities”
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Learn about services for older Coloradans by local nonprofit organizations.
Aging often brings on a need for any number of oscopies to assess particular medical issues. These typically require sophisticated equipment, procedures, and selected health care specialists. A different oscopy
Older adults have vast experience cooking, eating, and handling food and tend to do a better job when it comes to food safety compared to any other age group. That’s
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The Hartford insurance company recently took a targeted look at what’s been called the stigma surrounding men’s mental health. According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 6 million men
(The Story of Your Heart’s Spark Plug) As we age, our bodies will change. That includes our organs such as the heart, which is at the center of our being.
We’re back with another post about essential nutrients. This time we’ll discuss the macronutrient, carbohydrates. Previously we explained basic nutrition information and dove into the macronutrient, protein. Carbohydrates, or carbs,
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Ask anyone who has faced the need for it and they’ll tell you that choosing a nursing home for a loved one is a decision fraught with concern, uncertainty, and
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