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August 21, 2015
Elite prep school tackles 'hookup' culture amid rape case
A New Hampshire prep school that has educated some of the nation's elite for more than a century and a half is confronting ...
August 20, 2015
Regulators sue 2 companies making loans against pensions
Federal and New York regulators have sued two companies that make loans against retirees' pensions, saying they deceived ...
August 13, 2015
Most Legionnaires' deaths tied to spray from shower, faucet
Most deaths from Legionnaires' disease are tied to hospital and nursing home showers, not outdoor cooling towers, new ...
August 10, 2015
Social Security turns 80: Changes needed to save program
As Social Security approaches its 80th birthday Friday, the federal government's largest benefit program stands at a pivotal ...
August 09, 2015
Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico
Mark Bolzern traveled 3,700 miles to go to the dentist. The 56-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, native left home this spring, made ...
August 04, 2015
Comcast speeding up its discounted Internet service
Comcast is speeding up and expanding a discounted Internet service that was created to get more low-income people online.
July 29, 2015
Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50
When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and ...
July 24, 2015
Lifestyle changes may guard aging brain against memory loss
The latest Alzheimer's research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain. It will take several years ...
July 23, 2015
Exercise good for brain, even for those with Alzheimer's
Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help ...
July 22, 2015
Report: Social Security disability fund to run dry next year
The 11 million Americans who receive Social Security disability face steep benefit cuts next year, the government said ...
July 21, 2015
Indiana agency : No action planned over card game prizes
An Indiana senior center has stopped offering prizes like cookies and toilet paper in euchre card games in which residents ...
July 20, 2015
Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars
Doris Ranzman had followed the expert advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day.
July 20, 2015
Studies: Better sleep may be important for Alzheimer's risk
To sleep, perchance to... ward off Alzheimer's? New research suggests poor sleep may increase people's risk of Alzheimer's ...
July 13, 2015
Obama says US must step up care for aging Americans
President Barack Obama warned Monday of an increasing urgency for the U.S. to care for older Americans as millions of baby ...
July 12, 2015
8 die, 12 hurt as fire sweeps through Spanish nursing home
A fire swept through a nursing home early Sunday outside Spain's northeastern city of Zaragoza, killing eight elderly ...
July 10, 2015
Poll: Sandwich generation worried about own long-term care
Caught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they'll ...
July 10, 2015
Stampede at charity handout in Bangladesh kills at least 25
A stampede killed 21 elderly women and four young people early Friday when hundreds of people in central Bangladesh stormed ...
July 03, 2015
Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts
Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government ...
July 02, 2015
Winton's rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 years
"Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC ...
July 01, 2015
Medicare proposes coverage change on short hospital stays
Medicare proposed Wednesday to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result ...