As of 2021, 5.5 million people aged 60 and older – or about one in 14 older Americans – were struggling with hunger. Instacart plans to start addressing some of the major barriers that seniors face in accessing healthy food.
In 2023, seniors were happy to see their Medicare Part B standard monthly premiums and annual deductibles go down for the first time in more than a decade. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for 2024, when these charges will be back on the rise.
In 2023, recipients of Social Security benefits saw the biggest increase in decades in their monthly checks. Although their payouts will indeed rise again in 2024, the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will be considerably more modest.
If you are a senior on a fixed income, you may worry that you will not have the money to fill your fridge. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) exists to help people make ends meet.
Most people receiving Medicare enroll in voluntary prescription drug coverage (Medicare Part D). Fifty million beneficiaries selected medication coverage in 2023.
There is usually a long preclinical phase to Alzheimer’s disease, which gradually worsens over time. Initial symptoms are often mistaken for normal aging and include problems with language, mood swings, disorientation, loss of motivation, poor self-care, and behavioral issues. There…