Next Avenue recently asked readers to send us their questions about Medicare, Medicaid and long-term care coverage. The most popular ones:
- What is offered by Medicare and Medicaid for long-term care?
- If my assets are too high, should I forget about Medicaid?
- Why does Medicare coverage only pay for skilled care?
Today, we’ll answer those questions.
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Learn which medications are on pharmacists’ ‘black list’
By Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue
You fill a prescription, a medication you’ve relied on before. A few days later, you experience a troubling side effect. You read online that no one your age should take this medication.
Drug Side Effects and Older Adults
Two pharmacists say the aging process is to blame,
Abdominal bloating and a persistent ‘full’ feeling are common symptoms
By Sheryl Kraft for Next Avenue
(Editor’s note: September was Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.)
Ricki Lewis ignored her belly fat for months, attributing the extra weight and bloat around her middle to aging and menopause.
“I should have paid more attention when a well-meaning