AARP 50+ Education Comebacker: Michelle Cyrus
Michelle Cyrus got an advanced degree so she could help other adult learners go back to school, just like she did. She modeled lifelong learning for her children and husband, too. Learn about her story.
Medication Literacy Series: Medicine Management
Many individuals must be able to reconcile multiple medications, coordinating the use of prescription medications with over-the-counter drugs. This set of behaviors, which guide appropriate medication use, is commonly known as medication management.
Valuing the Invaluable
Family caregivers provide an estimated 36 billion hours of care to aging parents, spouses, other family, and friends. A 2023 AARP report values this unpaid care at $600 billion.
People With Medicaid Face Potential Disenrollment
With the COVID public health emergency ended, Medicaid enrollees must again confirm their eligibility in order to maintain coverage.
Medicare Savings Programs
A crucial government resource, Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs), could help ease the burden of out-of-pocket costs for many people with Medicare.
The Village model is a consumer-driven trend that aims to promote aging in place for community-dwelling older adults.
Medication Literacy: Generic Medicines
Generic drugs, the lower-cost versions of brand-name drugs that enter the market after a brand-name drug’s monopoly period ends, have come to assume a growing portion of the US drug market.
Recognizing the Role of Family Caregivers in Hospital at Home
The Hospital at Home model delivers acute hospital-level care to eligible patients where they live instead of in the traditional hospital setting. This means that family caregivers may find themselves providing more hands-on assistance to the patient
Prescription Drug Container Labels
A prescription drug container label’s effectiveness depends on the presentation of the information and a consumer’s ability to read and use it.
Dashboard Captures Data About COVID in Nursing Homes
Produced during the 2022 summer surge, a look at staffing shortages, low booster rates, and COVID illnesses and deaths among residents and staff in nursing homes.
Workplace Retirement Programs Build Economic Security
More states are beginning to make it easier for employers to offer retirement savings programs to help employees save through a payroll deduction.
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