Seniors

“When nursing homes push out poor and disabled patients”


SALON

“She had until midnight to decide.

Willis’ Medicaid managed-care plan had told the home that it was cutting off payment because she no longer qualified for such a high level of care. If Willis, 58, stayed and paid the daily rate, her Social Security disability money would run out in three days. But if she left, she had nowhere to go. She’d recently become homeless after a breakup and said she couldn’t even afford a room-and-board setting.” MORE

CARTOON


“Loneliness brings health risks for seniors”


SALON

“For the elderly, loneliness and isolation are real problems that affect physical health as well as emotional well-being. One study showed that in people over 60, loneliness is associated with a decline in normal daily activities and mobility. The same study revealed that nearly half of participants reported feeling lonely at least some of the time.

Why is this? For many seniors, their spouses may have passed away and their children are grown and have moved or are busy with their careers or their own children. Decreased mobility may also play a part, preventing older people from getting out and doing the activities they enjoyed in the past. The resulting depression can end up creating a downward spiral of health issues.”  MORE

“Al Franken Leads The Charge To Protect Nursing Home Residents From Trump Enabled Abuse”


POLITICUS USA

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) is leading the effort to stop Trump from abandoning an Obama era rule that allowed residents of nursing homes to sue facilities when they were abused.

SERMON: “Living in the Senior Years”


SERMON:  “LIVING IN THE SENIOR YEARS”

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“How Mitch McConnell could stabilize Obamacare in 2018”


CNN

SPEAKER, PAUL RYAN AND MAJORITY LEADER, MITCH McCONNELL

SERMON: “Living for God in the Senior Years”


SERMON:  “LIVING FOR GOD IN THE SENIOR YEARS” – Rev. Ben Flatt

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SONG:  “In Christ Alone”

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