Long Term Care News
Oldest residents' safety more vulnerable during disasters
Stories of suffering by the oldest residents in the line of hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and other natural disasters seem to follow
The Latest: Irma's cost to Florida already exceeds Matthew's
The cost of Hurricane Irma to Florida has already surpassed what the state spent during Hurricane Matthew last year
Montana, broke and burning, looks at cuts to fill budget gap
Montana government agencies have submitted plans to cut 10 percent from their budgets
The Note: Can Republicans stanch the bleeding on health bill?
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Next steps for President Trump 's travel ban could be decided today. It's the end of the Supreme Court 's term today and the court is expected to decide on whether to take up Trump's travel ban when it returns in the fall or let the circuit court decisions stand. Brace
Senators call meeting with Ivanka Trump a 'good start'
After a rare appearance on Capitol Hill by first daughter Ivanka Trump on Tuesday, senators emerged from their closed-door get-together calling it “a great start” and a “first step” in paving the way ahead for legislation that will help Americans receive paid family leave and affordable child care.
Rate of Alzheimer's disease deaths jumped 54 pct. in 15 years, CDC finds
The rate of deaths related to Alzheimer's disease jumped by 54.5 percent over 15 years, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . There were 93,541 deaths related to Alzheimer's disease in 2014, a rate of 25.4 deaths per 100,000 population, up from 44,536
One fourth of Medicare recipients spend 20 percent of income on medical costs
For many older Americans, Medicare can be a lifeline. But a new study finds that more than one fourth of Medicare recipients still spend a significant portion of their income on health care. The study by The Commonwealth Fund found that 27 percent of Medicaid recipients pay 20 percent or more of
Lab Chimps 'Abandoned' on African Island, Activists Say
Dozens of chimpanzees used in experimental labs in Africa by an American health charity are now living on their own on African islands, where activists say their previous lives in cages have not prepared them to survive in the wild. The New York Blood Center (NYBC) began experimenting on
Elderly Couple Reunited After Forced to Live in Separate Nursing Homes for Months
An elderly Canadian couple has finally been reunited after being forced to live in separate nursing homes for more than eight months, according to their granddaughter. The reunion, which was filled with "tears of joy," came after Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, and Anita Gottschalk, 81, were photographed
89-Year-Old Chess Fanatic Faces Off Against High School Students After Plea for Opponents
An 89-year-old chess fanatic desperate for opponents is now taking on student volunteers at the nursing home where he stays. "Getting his chance to play chess has really fulfilled him because he loves it," Bill Nangle's daughter Trish Gaylord of Lafayette, Indiana, told ABC News today. "He is very