September 22nd, 2010 EldercareABC Blog Carnival


Welcome to the September 22, 2010 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival

It appears that all of our usual submitters are busy caregiving this week, so we've gathered snippets that have been seen and heard this week about aging,  eldercare, Medicare,  caregiving and more!  Thanks for reading and hope all our readers and usual contributors  are well!
Medicare changes worry drug-price watchers - FiercePharma Government officials and patient advocates are worried that drugmakers will offset the cost of filling in the Medicare 'doughnut hole' by raising prices. Report...
Medicare fraud prevention measures target docs | MassDevice ... The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services propose new fraud prevention regulations that would require the screening of healthcare providers based on their level of risk.
Medicare advocates are expressing concern about how the relief for the program's doughnut hole will play out for beneficiaries.
Who Moved My Dentures? Essential Information for Boomers on ... Who Moved My Dentures? Essential Information for Boomers on Healthcare, Aging and Caregiving. Tuesday, September 21, 2010. Flu Vaccination Could Reduce Risk of First Heart Attack by 19 Percent. Receiving a vaccination in the late summer ... Helping You Help Family and Friends This afternoon on Your Caregiving Journey, Kelsey Collins, author of “Exit Strategy, Leaving this Life with Grace and Gratitude” joined us for a terrific discussion on exit strategies. You can listen to our show via the player at the ...
Detaching 9/21/2010 - Denise Brown | Internet Radio | Blog Talk Radio Anna Stookey who joins us each month to keep us feeling good will join us for a discussion about detaching. Is it possible to be a 24/7 family caregiver and practice detachment Sep 21 2010.
New Age Child Care and Elder Care: Intergenerational Day Care ... It's tough being a working parent and managing a family with young kids. It's hard to be single and care for elderly parents. What can someone do if he or she needs help?
When Elder-Care Duties Lead to Sibling Rivalry - The Juggle - WSJ An elderly parent's health problems can complicate anyone's juggle, but they can also torpedo relationships among brothers and sisters.
Elder Care Family Meetings: Discussing Helping Aging Parents You may have realized your parents need help and care-giving, but do your siblings? A family meeting can make sure you're all on the same page regarding elder care.
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  1. Thanks for the interesting updates. I had just read about the Medicare RX changes so appreciated the extra info.
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