For older adults, health care facilities can be difficult to navigate and, occasionally, perilous.
She was admitted to Stanford with a full scholarship. Now, the struggle to fund the caregivers she needs to leave home is proving her toughest battle yet.
Trend that reflects a surging U.S. economy, a shift toward less conventional work and tighter supervision of what qualifies a worker for disability benefits.
Nearly half of older adults with probable dementia or difficulty performing daily activities don’t get assistance from family, friends or paid caregivers
As U.S. immigration enforcement becomes stricter, more immigrant families are cutting ties with health care services and other critical government programs.
Repeating strings of DNA not easily detected using standard genetic tests appear to cause cases of a rare developmental disorder called Baratela-Scott syndrome.
Only 10% of corn masa flour and no soft corn tortillas–staples in the Hispanic diet– contained folic acid, which can help prevent devastating birth defects.
The most common disability type, mobility, affects 1 in 7 adults. With age, disability becomes more common, affecting about 2 in 5 adults age 65 and older.
A proposed rule would prohibit home health aides paid directly by Medicaid from having their union dues automatically deducted from their paychecks.
Baker-Ajene waited so long to get a wheelchair for her daughter that she forgot she’d ordered it.