Posts Tagged ‘ health care reform ’

FOR SENIORS: TEN SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S

May 18th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Senior citizens everywhere search for the latest research, information and advice about the dreaded disease, Alzheimer’s.  It is fatal, eventually, and so far there is no cure.  It sometimes hits as early as the 50s; that kind is known as ‘Early Onset Alzheimer’s’.  For most who succumb to the illness, onset occurs in the 70s. [...]



Seniors: Health Care Reform FACTS Regarding Medicare

May 2nd, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Senior citizens continue to be interested in and concerned about the new health care law that impacts those of us with Medicare as well as every other citizen in the country.  Now that some of the health care reform hype and hysteria has calmed down, let’s take a look at the FACTS regarding the bill [...]



Social Security, Medicare and Immigration Reform

Apr 25th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Baby Boomers and their offspring are concerned about Social Security and Medicare being around when the offspring reach retirement age.  Projections about the balance in both funds look rather dismal for 20-25 years out.  Both programs are on the way to zero balances sooner rather than later.  And if the funds go bust, they won’t [...]