Study Finds Uninsured Population Quite Diverse

Of the roughly 41 million Americans who lacked health insurance for all of 2001, nearly 18 million had moderate-to-high incomes, according to a report highlighting the diversity of the nation's uninsured population. More than 14 million Americans were eligible for...
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Seniors in Same Neighborhoods Pay Widely Different Prices for Same Drugs, NYC Study Finds

A study released by New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Gretchen Dykstra shows wide disparities in prescription drug prices, specifically in pharmacies serving more than 28,000 of NYC’s seniors in areas with large populations of retirees....
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Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers Provide Help and Hope to Those in Need

Advances in medical techniques and technology have made it possible for people to live longer than ever before. While this is excellent news from a health and wellness perspective, it can also mean that a strain is put on the resources available to people in need of a...
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Medicare Outperforms Private Health Insurance in Containing Spending

A new study finds that over the past 30 years, Medicare health care spending per enrollee rose at a slower rate than private health insurance spending. The analysis reveals that per-enrollee Medicare spending grew at an average of 9.6 percent per year from 1970 to...
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“How we treat our elderly and vulnerable citizens defines us as a society. We pledge to help meet this challenge.”

The producers of the landmark PBS family caregiving documentary & Thou Shalt Honor have founded the Thou Shalt Honor Foundation to support family caregivers efforts through advocacy, public education and multimedia communications, including a 20-city series of Town Hall meetings on chronic care issues.

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