Repealing Obamacare Debate: Medicare debate heats up in Congress and AARP is fighting for you

  We’ll Fight For Medicare Article by Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP CEO AARP has a long history of fighting for affordable health care and against attempts to cut Medicare. We’ve long opposed attempts to force older Americans to pay more for their health care. As the Medicare debate heats up in Congress, AARP will vigorously protect and […]

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Should the Eligibility Age for Medicare Be Raised?

Few would argue that Medicare, the U.S. health-insurance program for the elderly, needs fixing. Spending on the program is growing so fast so quickly that it is threatening the health of the U.S. economy. And with tens of millions of baby boomers retiring and the ranks of the elderly growing, things could get much worse […]

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Types of Medications For Memory Loss ~ALZHEIMER’S / DEMENTIA

Although current medications cannot cure Alzheimer’s or stop it from progressing, they may help lessen symptoms, such as memory loss and confusion, for a limited time. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two types of medications — cholinesterase inhibitors (Aricept, Exelon, Razadyne, Cognex) and memantine (Namenda) — to treat the cognitive symptoms […]

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