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The Health Care Promises We Cannot Keep

December 12, 2019

It was a promise Matt Perrin wasn’t able to keep. Navigating Aging Navigating Aging focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care, helping America’s 45 million seniors and their families navigate the health care system. To contact Judith Graham with a question or comment, click here. Join the Navigating Aging Facebook Group. See …

Make your next Medicare premium payment online

December 10, 2019

If you get this bill from Medicare for your premiums, you may be able to pay it online with a credit or debit card. Making your Medicare premium payment online is:

Support World AIDS Day – Get your HIV screening today

December 10, 2019

Improve health & safe behavior by getting HIV screening. Show support December 1st for World AIDS Day 2019 by wearing red ribbon. Official Medicare site.

3 ways to save on Medicare costs

December 10, 2019

Learn 3 ways to save on Medicare costs & see if options apply to you. Learn about Medicaid, Medicare Savings Plans, Extra Help, more. Official Medicare site.

Smoke-free is the way to be

December 10, 2019

Join Great American Smokeout and quit smoking with Medicare’s counseling to prevent tobacco use & tobacco-caused disease. Official Medicare site.

Website Errors Raise Calls For Medicare To Be Flexible With Seniors’ Enrollment

December 6, 2019

Saturday is the deadline for most people with Medicare coverage to sign up for private drug and medical plans for next year. But members of Congress, health care advocates and insurance agents worry that enrollment decisions based on bad information from the government’s revamped, error-prone Plan Finder website will bring unwelcome surprises. Beneficiaries could be …

As His Wife’s Caregiver, A Doctor Discovers What’s Missing At Health Care’s Core

December 5, 2019

Caring for someone with a serious illness stretches people spiritually and emotionally, often beyond what they might have thought possible. Dr. Arthur Kleinman, a professor of psychiatry and anthropology at Harvard University, calls this “enduring the unendurable” in his recently published book, “The Soul of Care: The Moral Education of a Husband and a Doctor.” …

Open Fellowship Opportunities in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

November 27, 2019

Are you a recent graduate interested in health promotion, physical activity, or health policy? The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is seeking applicants for three Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) fellowship opportunities. • Health Policy Fellowships – The Community Strategies Division seeks two participants with a background in public …

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