Latest Seniors' health News

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Jun. 19, 2024 13:09 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. June 17, 2024. Editorial: Tighten state oversight to prevent fraud State departments need to get the basics down, as Feeding Our Future and front-line worker audits show. When it comes to doling out state and federal funds,...

Despite surging demand for long-term care, providers struggle to find workers

May. 24, 2024 17:19 PM EDT

The hardest part of Culix Wibonele’s first job in long-term care was not getting injured. Originally from Kenya, Wibonele worked as a certified nursing assistant in Atlanta in 2014. She went to the homes of mostly older clients, helping them with everything from bathing to cooking....

Can you afford to take care of your children and parents? Biden revives effort to lower costs

May. 08, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Joe Biden runs for reelection, he’s resurrecting proposals to reshape American life from the cradle to the grave by lowering the cost of child care, expanding preschool opportunities and making home aides more available to the elderly. The...