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7/8/2018 Study Explores Whether Free Rides Lead to Better Health

The three-month study provides free on-demand rides to medical appointments and social activities for select patients over age 60 in Los Angeles.

6/8/2018 New Report Sheds Light on Seniors’ Health Rankings by State: Where Does Your State Rank?

The recently released United Health Foundation’s 2018 America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report dives into this issue, including finding that older adults who live in rural areas often experience poorer health outcomes and receive fewer preventive services than those in urban and suburban environments.

5/15/2019 Increases in Home-Based Health Services Provide More Care Options for Seniors, According to New Report

Data released by the United Health Foundation’s 2019 America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report reveal there are 550,000 more home health care workers than last year – a 21 percent rate increase per 1,000 adults age 75 and older.

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5/15/2019 America’s Health Rankings Reports Increasing Availability of Home-Based Care for Seniors

Seniors have increasing access to home-based care and support services that may help them continue to live at home, according to the 2019 America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report.

8/30/2018 New Medicare Step Therapy Policy Good for Consumers, Health Care System

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a blueprint this spring to lower prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket costs. One piece of that plan is to allow step therapy for physician-administered drugs covered under Medicare Part B.

5/21/2018 5 Million HouseCalls Provided to People Enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Plans

UnitedHealthcare has now provided more than 5 million in-home clinical visits through its HouseCalls program, bringing potentially life-saving preventive care to people enrolled in its Medicare Advantage plans in the comfort of their homes.

5/10/2017 Seniors are Benefiting from Improved Clinical Care, but Face Economic Barriers to Better Health

America's seniors are seeing improvements in clinical care but are facing significant economic barriers to better health, according to the key findings from United Health Foundation's fifth annual America's Health Rankings Senior Report.

7/6/2015 The United States of Aging Survey 2015

Each year the United States of Aging Survey — conducted by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), National Council on Aging (NCOA) and UnitedHealthcare — polls U.S. adults 60 and older for their insights on how older Americans are preparing for their later years, and what communities can do to better support this growing population. New in 2015, the survey also polled professionals who work closely with older adults, including Area Agencies on Aging staff, credit union managers, primary care physicians and pharmacists, to gain their perspectives on the challenges older Americans face as they age.

7/8/2015 The 2015 United States of Aging Survey Infographic: Older Adults and Professionals Who Support Them

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5/25/2016 New Report Finds Significant Health Concerns Loom for Seniors in Coming Years; Current Seniors Make Health Gains, But Challenges with Obesity and Proper Nutrition Persist

Increasing rates of diabetes and obesity among middle-aged Americans, coupled with the massive growth in the senior population over the next 15 years, are likely to significantly affect the health and quality of life for the next generation of seniors.