Availability of Primary Care Doctors Increases Life Expectancy
GETTY IMAGES ... The addition of primary care physicians can increase overall life expectancy more than having extra specialists can, but the former are in shorter supply in regions throughout the ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

U.S. Shoppers Targeted in International Online Fraud Case
Dmitrii Melnikov / Alamy Stock Photo ... Federal officials are urging consumers to be on the lookout for possible fraud when buying online at popular sites — including Craigslist and eBay — after a... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Increased Midlife Activity May Lessen Dementia Risk
Getty Images ... Staying both physically and mentally active in midlife seems to protect your brain decades later, according to a new study out today in Neurology. ... The study, which is being pra... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Defraying High Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs: The Medical Expense Tax Deduction
(PDF) ... The medical expense tax deduction helps millions of middle-income taxpayers of all ages confront high out... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Legislaci ón para la protección de trabajadores mayores
La medida bipartidista ayudar ía a los empleados a combatir la discriminación por edad. ... In English | La legislación, presentada la pasada semana, ayudaría a restaurar las protecciones contra la ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What Consumers Need to Know About the Medicaid
by Lynda Flowers, Jean Accius, February 20, 2019 | Comments: 0 ... Medicaid is a lifeline to millions of people with limited income and resources who need access to health care coverage and long-te... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How to Prepare Food Bowls as a Cheaper Dining Option
Lunch and dinner bowls are the rage at trendy restaurants. ... Now preparing them just got easier. ... Here ’s how to make them at home and chop the cost: ... Get started ... Use one or more ingredi... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Mix and Match Clothes — 9 Tips for Women
Feeling the pinch from too much online sales bingeing and holiday gift giving? ... Time to tough it out and make do with what we ’ve got. ... So why not get creative and give the stuff you own a DIY... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Call AARP's Fraud Watch Helpline for Aid Fighting Fraud
If you suspect you are being targeted by a fraud or scam, call AARP ’s toll-free helpline at 877-908-3360. ... Call the helpline for assistance in spotting and stopping frauds. ... If you, a relativ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

World Trade Center Victims' Fund Going Broke
Surge in claims depletes resources; some awards may be reduced by 70 percent ... A sharp increase in the number of applications to the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) means pending pa... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Adamari L ópez superó la influenza y ahora se recupera
Hero ínas de la vida real: Adamari López aprendió a escuchar a su cuerpo ... Está en camino a la recuperación después de una peligrosa influenza que casi le roba la vida. ... por: Jennifer García Ca... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Former Baseball Player Andre Dawson Owns a Funeral Home
Jeffery Salter ... As a kid, I really didn ’t think about being a major league ballplayer before middle school. ... But I had a pretty good run — I started my career with the Montreal Expos in 1976,... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Peligros m ás frecuentes del hogar
Pisos resbalosos, falta de luz, exceso de cables y otros peligros a los que t ú puedes poner remedio. ... por: Cristina Mella, 18 de febrero de 2019 | Comments: 0 ... DonNichols/iStock ... Cada año,... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Por qu é necesitas bonos en tu cartera de valores
In English |Seg ún Wilshire Associates Inc., el mercado de valores de Estados Unidos bajó un 7.29% en octubre, lo que representó una pérdida de $2.4 billones ($2.4 trillion) en ese mes. ... Esta pér... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Eventos y exposiciones del Mes de la Historia Afroamericana
In English | En ciudades del pa ís se celebra el Mes de la Historia Afroamericana con actividades y exhibiciones que destacan arte, deportes, aviación y derechos civiles. ... Para eventos locales qu... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers Illuminate Depression-Brain Health Link
Getty Images ... Memory and thinking skills slow with age, but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and are finding some worrisome clues. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Annabelle Gurwitch's Personal Caregiving Story
Annabelle Gurwitch, left, sits with her mother and sister in the mid-1960s. ... The winter I was 5 years old, my parents packed up our wood-paneled station wagon and drove north from our hometown o... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Survey: Need for Better Doctor-Caregiver Communication
But some barriers to communication remain, AARP survey finds ... Getty Images ... The overwhelming majority of primary care providers agree that family caregivers play a vital role in the health of... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

3 Dumb Things Smart People Do With Money
Over the years, I ’ve seen some brilliant people make really stupid money decisions. ... That’s why I was excited to see Jill Schlesinger’s new book, The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How You Can Prepare the Middle Eastern Food Dish Koukou
I ’ve been making koukou for as long as I can remember. ... It’s very important in Iranian culture, especially around the time of the Persian New Year, which coincides with the spring equinox in lat... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Leyes estatales que apoyan a prestadores de cuidado
Aunque se han aprobado m ás de 200 leyes estatales, aún falta mucho por hacer. ... por: Catherine Alicia Georges, AARP, 15 de febrero de 2019 | Comments: 0 ... Getty Images ... In English | Un tema ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medicare Tests Change to Ambulance Coverage
Pilot program would cover costs for trips to urgent care centers and doctors' offices ... Getty Images ... Medicare wants to change how it pays for emergency ambulance services to give seniors more... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

N úmeros saludables para el corazón, evita los riesgos
¿Sabes cuáles son las probabilidades de sufrir un ataque al corazón o una embolia? ... Estos números ofrecen pistas importantes. ... In English | Debby Schrecengast sabe que debería haber visto las... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cancer-Death Rate Falls for Black Americans
Getty Images ... For a long time, blacks have died of cancer at higher rates than other Americans. ... But a new report says the gap is narrowing. ... Nearly 30 years ago, black men had a 47 percen... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Retired FBI Chief Foils a Jamaican Lottery Scam
William Webster, shown in a 2014 interview, was a federal judge before leading the FBI and then the CIA. ... William Webster, 94, who once was director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, burs... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Origen de la m úsica afrolatina en América
Una breve historia de las influencias y la creaci ón de los géneros más reconocidos. ... La historia de América Latina está llena de contradicciones y triunfos, al igual que la historia de la humani... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Richard Schiff on 'Good Doctor' and 'West Wing'
Richard Schiff, 63 — who began as a stage director (he gave Angela Bassett her first role in 1983’s Antigone), switched to acting at 32 and won one of The West Wing’s 26 Emmys as White House commun... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

‘Date My Grandma’–Follow 6 Grandparents on Blind Dates
Dating after 50 can be tough. ... It ’s not easy to reenter the dating pool after the loss of a spouse, the end of a marriage or a breakup. ... The good news: You are not in this alone: New research... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA arremete contra productos para curar el Alzheimer
La mayor ía de los suplementos se compran en internet sin ningún tipo de restricción. ... por: Hirania Luzardo, 13 de febrero de 2019 | Comments: 0 ... La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 16, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gap in SNAP Benefits Could Be Long for Some Americans
With early disbursement because of the government shutdown, recipients have a longer wait ... Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images ... Rebecka Ortiz offers a sample of pasta t... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 16, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study Links Chronic Inflammation to Alzheimer ’s
A patient takes a cognitive test for Alzheimer ’s disease. ... People who harbor high levels of chronic inflammation at midlife are more likely to experience memory loss and problems with thinking i... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 16, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Millions 50-Plus Struggle With Financial Health, Report Says
Limited-income adults are less secure than previous generations ... Getty Images ... Some 83 percent of low- and moderate-income adults 50 and older are struggling with at least some aspect of thei... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 16, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Real Couples Remember When They Found Love, Happiness
Eight romantic tales of finding 'the one' that will touch your heart ... There are as many “how we met” stories as there are couples. ... Some aren’t so surprising: You find each other at a party, ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 16, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Diabetic Retinopathy: Causes, Prevention and Treatment
What to know about the disease ’s association with vision loss ... Getty Images ... Not paying attention to your blood sugar can lead to a lot more than some high digits on your bathroom scale. ... ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 15, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Consejos para abuelos de los padres de Jeff Bezos de Amazon
Los esposos Bezos hablan de su fundaci ón infantil, el fomento al desarrollo de niños pequeños y grandes, el control del caos y otros temas. ... AARP, 12 de febrero de 2019 | Comments: 0 ... In Engl... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AARP Survey: Many Online Daters Have Been Targets of Romance Scams
Getty Images ... Eighteen percent of the people who date online say they have been the target or victim of an online relationship scam, according to a recent survey. ... Among those in this group, ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

5 Changes That Could Affect Your Tax Refund in 2019
From itemized deductions to medical expenses, these 5 changes could affect what you pay ... Getty Images ... When you settle in to do your taxes this year — or sit down to talk to your accountant —... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2019 AARP Survey of Adults 18+ about Online Romance Scams
More Reports from AARP Research ... With increased use of the internet, there is a higher risk of scams, identity theft, security breaches, and other types of cyber fraud. ... Online dating is no e... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Finding Love Later in Life Is Possible — Even With Baggage
How to make a love connection when you both have SO. ... I ’d been married for over 20. ... I’d spent the last quarter of my marriage trying to stitch together a relationship that had clearly torn b... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cleavage Reboot: How to Get Rid of Chest Wrinkles
Last summer, around the Fourth of July, Francesca Castagnoli saw fireworks — but not the kind she was hoping for. ... “I looked down and saw this spray of wrinkles starting in my cleavage and erupt... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Should People Be Allowed to Legally Change Their Age?
Emile Ratelband, 69, answers journalists' questions following the court's ruling regarding his legal bid to slash 20 years off his age. ... A Dutch man named Emile Ratelband, 69, has garnered headl... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Ups and Downs of Coping With an Empty Nest
“Mommy, mommy, mommy!” ... My head whipped around, and I spotted a cute little girl with a kiss-me cherub face, about 3 or 4 years old, clinging to her mother’s leg as she begged to visit the child... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fighting Age Discrimination in the Workplace
Here ’s how they fought back and what happened next ... Is it worth the stress and aggravation of filing a complaint with the EEOC? ... Most of those who fought back against age discrimination in th... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Black History Month Events and Exhibits
Events around the country put the spotlight on artists, activists and more ... Museum-goers view the Spark of Conviction: The Global Human Rights Movement gallery at the National Center for Civil a... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Understanding the Problem of Pain and Its Treatment
Getty Images ... Pain is not just a symptom: Experts now believe that it is a disease in its own right, a complex condition that involves a combination of biological, psychological and social factors. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Luce con estilo en tu primera cita despu és de los 50
Toma ese gran paso y muestra la mejor versi ón de ti misma. ... In English | De modo que ya estás lista para entrar al mundo de las citas románticas después de los 50 años. ... Esa primera cita pued... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Estafadores fingen ser personal militar en citas en l ínea
Los estafadores de citas en l ínea se hacen pasar por personal militar de EE. ... UU. ... Ten cuidado: ese 'oficial' podría no ser el caballero que crees. ... In English | Si te has enamorado de un ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tips on Creating an Online Dating Profile
Getty Images ... First the good news: It ’s an opportune time to be single and over age 50. ... Dating apps and websites abound, exponentially expanding the dating pool. ... With a few swipes on a s... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Celebrity Influencers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
At 61, she is the undisputed queen of the YouTube clip, in 2017 surpassing 10 billion views — a first among TV hosts. ... For nearly 20 million followers on Twitter, the Dalai Lama’s account, @Dala... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Social Influencers Cover a Variety of Topics
From online gaming to food and art, these social influencers over 50 have quite the likes ... I had nothing to do, so I started drawing for them and posting the pictures on Instagram. ... What was ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news