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The FDA approved a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s, but Medicare...

Andrew Williams, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Medicare finalized its decision to restrict its coverage of Aduhelm, Biogen’s new...

Omicron makes booster shots more critical for medically vulnerable seniors

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, University of Virginia People are understandably worn out, tired of thinking about COVID-19 and wanting to get...

Britney Spears gets free of father’s conservatorship – but many others...

Naomi Cahn, University of Virginia Britney Spears finally got her wish: A judge suspended her dad as conservator, about...

Why fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced

Tera R. Jordan, Iowa State University Fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced, with the rates falling 18% between 2008 and 2016. Among American adults, there...

Social Security helped slash elderly poverty to 9.2 percent in the...

David W. Rasmussen, Florida State University In 1959, more than a third of all elderly Americans lived in poverty. Slashing that number to under 10...

Rich American seniors are getting healthier, leaving the poor behind

Matthew A. Davis, University of Michigan and Kenneth Langa, University of Michigan The U.S. has seen substantial improvements in life expectancy over the past century,...

How robots could help bridge the elder-care gap

Cynthia Matuszek, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Despite innovations that make it easier for seniors to keep living on their own rather than moving into...

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Germany’s deep-rooted obsession with saving – a brief history

Imko Meyenburg, Anglia Ruskin University A small exhibition recently opened in the German Historical Museum in Berlin all about Germany’s love of saving money. It...