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New York State Wants To Shove A Bad Deal Down The Throats Of Poor Elders

Thousands of elders will receive or have already received an important, time sensitive notice regarding a new program called Fully-Integrated Dual Advantage (FIDA). This program applies only to those individuals who now are receiving both their Medicare and Medicaid Benefits under an (MLTC) or a Managed Long-term care program. FIDA IS VERY CONFUSING. Even seasoned professionals do not fully understand …

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Ageism: Prelude To Elder Abuse

Ageism is one of the pervasive prejudices throughout all human society. The stereotyping and the tendency to discriminate people on the basis of their age is called ageism. Coined in 1971, ageism is a practice that may be casual or systematic in nature. Ageism may come in several different forms around the globe, but it can often lead to elder …