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CalFresh Applications Soar After Food Stamp Program Includes More Seniors &...

Beginning June 1, elderly and disabled residents who receive federal Supplemental Security Income became eligible to enroll in the CalFresh program without getting any of their Social Security benefits decreased. The expansion provides a significant increase in qualify of life and the ability to meet one’s basic needs, as SSI recipients previously were not able…
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How a CPAP Works for Sleep Apnea

People who have sleep apnea can stop breathing for up to 10 seconds while they sleep. Many individuals do not realize they have sleep apnea, and they can go for years without a diagnosis and suffer from subpar sleep because their body wakes up during the REM cycle. You may see someone with sleep apnea…
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NAIC Cautions Free Financial Seminars May Not Be a Bargain

Below is a press release is from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC): Hundreds of financial seminars are presented each year, often boosting attendance by offering a free meal at an upscale restaurant. However, the costs of these seminars can far exceed the price of a steak dinner for attendees, according to the National…
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Advocates Propose Agenda Priorities for California’s Master Plan for Aging

California Health Advocates, along with over 100 other advocacy organizations statewide signed onto this letter that applauds the Governor’s creation of a Master Plan for Aging and stresses the importance of policy solutions that focus on equity, diversity and inclusion. It also lays out eight specific priorities that the plan must address, including: Advancing the…
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600,000 Seniors Depend on SNAP Benefits for Good Nutrition ~ Tell...

In July, the Trump Administration proposed a new rule that would take away Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits from 3 million people, including over 600,000 seniors, by restricting broad-based categorical eligibility. Use the National Council on Aging’s comment portal and these resources from Justice in Aging to tell the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service to protect SNAP for older…
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AADOM Launches New Website (Watch Our Video!)

“What have you done for me lately?” This is a question I like to ask of the AADOM website every few months. When the answer is “Not much,” then I know it’s time for a change. In assessing the AADOM website over a year ago, the AADOM team and I realized there was much to…
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Dental Care for Seniors: 7 Oral Cancer Risk Factors

The dentists with In Motion Dentists have long known that the older one gets, the more their risk factors for developing oral cancer increases. Therefore, oral cancer screenings are an important part of any dentists’ elderly dental care plan. If you’re a caregiver to a senior citizen, you might be able to spot early warning…
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As Medicare Open Enrollment Approaches, Continue to Guard Your Card!

As Medicare Open Enrollment (Oct 15 – Dec 7) approaches, and public outreach about Medicare enrollment options and changes for 2020 increase, scammers will most likely ramp up their efforts to strike. You can help protect yourself and the Medicare program from health care fraud by guarding your Medicare card like a credit card, checking…
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Finally, A Self-Assessment App For Your Oral Health

Don’t waste your time searching resources for your oral health care through search engines anymore! The Healthy Mouth App the Kois Center recently released has everything you need. From smile reports to the contact info of dentists near you. Check out what this app is all about: Key Features Take the assessment and check out…