Exploring Human Potential

AARP and the Commonwealth Fund Send Congress a Warning: We Oppose Dismantling Medicaid.

If Tom Price and the Republican Congress plan to roll over health care, they are in for a fight. That is becoming increasingly clear. The latest messenger was the powerful AARP – not commenting (yet) on Medicare, but rather putting out opposition markers to the idea of Medicaid block grants. The complete AARP statement is […]

Is My Brain Growing As I Age?

Mike Magee Because my father and his sister developed Alzheimer’s disease in their late 70’s, and because they were subjected to a prolonged and painful decline, and finally death, as a result of the disease, my ten brothers and sisters (ranging in age now from the mid-fifties to the early seventies) have been particularly focused […]

Demographic Crush Predicted To Overwhelm Family Caregivers.

Resource Paper:  HERE SUMMARY: “The Aging of the Baby Boom and the Growing Care Gap: A Look at Future Declines in the Availability of Family Caregivers Donald Redfoot, Lynn Feinberg, and Ari Houser AARP Public Policy Institute “This paper uses a “caregiver support ratio,” which is the number of potential caregivers aged 45–64 for each […]

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