Tag: aging baby boomer

Boomers Skipping Meds

Investment News Daily reports that the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) found that people over nearly a quarter of individuals above age 50 were trimming costs by: making changes to their prescription medication switching to generic drugs obtaining free samplesξ stop taking their medication entirely.ξ About one in five of...

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Senior Fitness, Obesity and Medicaid – Weighty Issues!

Obesity carries with it inherent health problems. Combine obesity and old age and you exacerbate age-related decline.ξ A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows those over 65 should continue with diet and exercise, dispelling the belief that weight loss can cause the elderly to lose...

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