As the generation known as the Boomers ages, a new range of medical concerns is coming to the forefront. Chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease, which are associated with aging, are common among those who are 65 or older. Most conditions can be managed and treated, and healthcare insurance plans like Medicaid can help seniors to pay for the costs. A healthy lifestyle goes a long way in preventing and eliminating such chronic diseases.
Chronic diseases in an aging population
As the generation known as the Boomers ages, the healthcare system faces a new set of medical issues and conditions. The Boomers make up the largest cohort in American society, and number about 72 million. That?s 20% of the total population. By 2030, the youngest members of this generat Continue reading “Healthcare Concerns for an Aging Population”