- Maine social worker shares struggles of elderly Updated: Mar-05-14 5:08 am
- Health care agency passes $1 trillion milestone Updated: Mar-04-14 5:37 pm
- Wood burning restrictions could burden Maine Updated: Feb-27-14 4:34 am
- Nebraska home care bill for elderly advanced Updated: Feb-26-14 5:02 pm
- Neb. bill would try to increase elderly at home Updated: Feb-25-14 7:05 pm
- Debts, deficits - once a focus - fade from agenda Updated: Feb-21-14 2:51 pm
- Accident rates improving for older drivers Updated: Feb-20-14 3:00 pm
- For many, Puerto Rico retirement far from idyllic Updated: Feb-07-14 2:25 pm
WASHINGTON - A Maine social worker will testify in front of a U.S. Senate panel about the struggles facing the state's aging population.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's budget pushes the Health and Human Services budget over $1 trillion for the first time, reflecting an aging population adding to the Medicare rolls, as well as expanded coverage for younger people through the new health law.
BOSTON - The commissioner of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection says proposed restrictions on burning wood are a concern for Mainers.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska lawmakers advanced a bill Wednesday that would use state and federal money to improve programs designed to help keep elderly people living in their homes instead of in care centers.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska lawmakers considered a bill Tuesday that calls for using state and federal money to improve programs designed to help elderly people keep living in their homes rather than move to care centers.
WASHINGTON - Just four years ago, deficits and debt were an explosive political combination, propelling Republicans to control of the House and fueling the budget fights that would ensue over the next three years.
WASHINGTON - Safety researchers expressed concern a decade ago that traffic accidents would increase as the nation's aging population swelled the number of older drivers on the road. Now, they say they've been proved wrong.
SAN GERMAN, Puerto Rico - Maxi Fajardo smiles as she recalls moving to New York City from Puerto Rico in her late teens, falling in love, finding a job at the Chiclets factory and raising four children.