The Washington State Senior Citizens Foundation will hold their 2019 Annual Fall Conference: Thursday October 24, 2019 from
8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma, WA 98402
Seniors were sold a risk-free retirement with reverse mortgages.
In a stealth aftershock of the Great Recession, nearly 100,000 loans that allowed senior citizens to tap into their home equity have failed, blindsiding elderly borrowers and their families and dragging down property values in their neighborhoods.
Falls are a growing health problem for older adults, and there are many myths about falling. The most important message we can share with our communities is that falls are preventable.WA Dept of Health's Injury and Violence Prevention program has new data tables highlighting the leading causes of death by different age groups statewide.
What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
If you’re among the 7.5 million people in the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Program , doctors, suppliers, and other providers should not bill you for services and items covered by Medicare, including deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. If a provider asks you to pay, that’s against the law.
ONE IN EIGHT CHRONICALLY ILL BANKRUPT BECAUSE OF MEDICAL BILLS
The steep rise in health insurance deductibles over the last decade has saddled insured, middle- and working-class Americans with medical bills they can’t afford, a Los Angeles Times examination of job-based insurance shows.
25 Common Nursing Home Problems— & How to Resolve Them
Beware: these 25 problems occur across the country. They happen in cities, suburbs, and rural communities. They also happen both in “good” and “bad” nursing homes. Even the better nursing homes tend to follow standard procedures that violate federal law and harm residents.
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides fresh fruit and vegetables to lower-income seniors and supports local farming by increasing the use of farmers markets, roadside stands, and community supported agriculture. Produce is also purchased directly from farmers for delivery to seniors.
2020 Exchange Health Plan Choices Available for Preview Now through October 31, 2019 Washington Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange), today announced 2020 health plans are available for preview starting today. Washington Healthplanfinder customers will have access to preview plans prior to the
The Over The Counter Hearing aid Act
The act reclassifies a whole category of hearing assistance devices so that people can buy them at a retail store, without have to go through an examination by an audiologist.
More U.S. workers are working after turning 65, both out of financial necessity and to stay busy, a trend the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics sees increasing over the next 10 years. The bureau projects the share of seniors working or actively looking for jobs to rise from 19.6%in 2018 to 23.3% in