Questionable financial tactics are one reason for the enormous backlog of applications for a caregiving benefit, officials claim.
What families can do if the V.A. rejects a veteran's claim for caregiving benefits.
Why are elderly veterans and their spouses still waiting months, sometimes more than a year, to qualify for caregiving benefits from the V.A.?
Vermont is the first state to permit physician-assisted suicide by legislation, rather than referendum or court order.
Some specialized units for dementia care do manage to improve on traditional nursing home care, recent studies suggest.
Honor thy mother and father. Take their stuff.
For the elderly, not only can even supposedly minor procedures have complications, but the cancers grow so slowly that they’re unlikely to cause problems in the patients’ remaining years.
Computers and the Internet can open up new worlds for the elderly.