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Posted on September 16, 2014 by Susan Penner | 0 comments
Susan J. Penner, RN, MN, MPA, DrPH, CNL Author, Economics and Financial Management for Nurses and Nurse Leaders, Second Edition, 2013.  Medicare Open Enrollment for 2015 coverage starts on October 15, but with all the options available, deciding on the best Medicare plan can be difficult and confusing. The premiums vary from one health plan to another. Senior citizens who have problems...
Posted on June 19, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
By the year 2020, there will be more than 53 million people over the age of 65 and about 7 million over the age of 85.  Recognizing this, I wanted to address the urgent need for beginning and seasoned mental health professionals to provide services for these older adults.  I remain concerned for this increasing population of older adults who are vulnerable to threats of financial stress, illness, isolation, exploitation, psychological problems, and stigma. Hidden within these statistics...