"When I'm 64"
- How To Cut Senior Healthcare Costs With Tai Chi. Howe, D. K.; Frantzis, Bruce // American Fitness;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p41
The article discusses the benefits of Tai Chi to senior healthcare costs in the U.S. Tai Chi is a gentle, slow-motion Chinese martial art. In China, it is practiced daily to increase quality of life and achieve longevity. Studies conducted showed that Tai Chi improved balance by 25 to 50...
- Scapegoating the Aged. // America;11/5/2012, Vol. 207 Issue 13, p9
The article reports that Bishop Anthony Fisher of Parramatta has said that health economists are placing the elderly at risk by treating them as unworthy consumers, and focusing disproportionately on medical care costs for the elderly.
- The costs of "old age" need redefining. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;9/18/2010, Issue 612, p3
The article reports on the need to recalculate the cost of medical care for older people as recommended by a study published in "Science" titled "Cost of Ageing Population Needs Re-Calculating."
- Costs of free care for elderly more than doubled in Scotland. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;8/1/2013, Issue 684, p10
The article reports on the statistics from the Scottish government which reveals that the costs of free personal and nursing care in the country for individual aged â‰¥ 65 years have increased from Â£219 million to Â£ 458 million between 2003-2004 and 2011-1012.
- Pharmacist review of medication cost effective in Ireland. // Reactions Weekly;2/20/2016, Vol. 1589 Issue 1, p9
An abstract of the article "Structured Pharmacist Review of Medication in Older Hospitalised Patients: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis" by J. Gallagher and others is presented.
- Healthcare for the Ageing Populations of Countries of Middle East and North Africa. Parkash, Jai; Younis, Mustafa; Ward, William // Ageing International;Mar2015, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p3
The aging of world population has become a major demographic trend in the twenty-first century. Improvements in health and longevity and decrease in human fertility have produced increased number and proportions of the older population in most parts of the world. Hence, population aging reflects...
- Solving the public health care sustainability puzzle. Guyatt, Gordon; Yalnizyan, Armine; Devereaux, P.J. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/9/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 1, p36
Addresses the instability of the Canadian public health care system. Need for resources to ensure that an aging population will have access to the increasing range of beneficial health technologies and services it legitimately expects; Role of the media and government is presenting health care...
- How Will You Pay for Health Care When You Retire? Decker, Gary // Stonewall County Courier (Aspermont, TX);7/20/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 37, p3
The article comments on the escalating costs of health care for older people during their retirement years in the U.S. Research findings in 2006 indicate that on the average, $200,000 is needed by a 65-year-old couple to cover their medical expenses in retirement. The author also presents...
- Out-of-pocket health expenditures by elderly households: Change over the 1980s. Rubin, Rose M.; Koelln, Kenneth // Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences & Socia;Sep95, Vol. 50B Issue 5, pS291
Compares out-of-pocket health expenditures of elderly and nonelderly households in the 1980s. Analysis of Consumer Expenditure Survey data for 1980-1981 and 1989-1990 using descriptive statistics and two-stage least squares approach; Discussion of efficiency and equity issues in health policy;...