An 87-year-old woman stranded for hours by a taxi company was given a free ride home in a fire engine, thanks to San Diego firefighters who noticed she was in distress.
Elder abuse is one of the most common, yet underreported types of abuse in the United States. Like any other form of abuse, there is often a financial component to keep elders trapped in the relationship.
You may have heard the term “community property.” However, do you know exactly what it means or how it could affect you?
Legislation introduced last week in the House of Representatives would reform the tax code in an effort to make long-term care insurance more affordable and accessible for older adults.
White House officials on Monday outlined more than 20 separate actions, many of them sought by advocates and opposed by the industry.
A 14-year-long legal fight among five siblings over a Queens woman’s estate has gotten so nasty that it landed two elderly sisters in jail, and now one of them may lose her home.
Study finds patients who consistently see same GP have fewer health complications and emergency hospital visits.
Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim left behind an estate estimated to be worth as much as $75 million to his husband, charities and a dozen other friends, court papers show.
Medicare officials have decided that the federal health insurance program should only cover the controversial new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm for patients who are participating in approved clinical trials. The preliminary decision, reached after lengthy deliberations, was released on Tuesday by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or C.M.S. If it is finalized later this year, it would significantly limit the number of patients who could use the expensive drug.
Despite the various proposals to lower federal transfer tax (estate, gift and GST taxes) exemptions and increase the tax rates, none of them were enacted in 2021.