Older adults (age 65 and over) often shoulder a significant portion of healthcare costs but may not always receive the care they prefer. This month, FAIR Health, with generous support from The John A. Hartford Foundation, launched FAIRHealthOlderAdults.org, a free website that offers tools, educational content and resources to help older adults and family caregivers plan for care relevant to older adults. FAIR Health Executive Director of Grants and Consumer Education Nicole Iny joins me to tell us more about the new website and how patients can have a voice in what happens as their health needs grow.
An estimated one in 23 men and one in 25 women will develop colon cancer in their lifetime and with colorectal cancer, now the second most common cancer death in the US, it’s vital that all adults get regular screenings for the disease. My guest today is Dr. Brian Caveney, Chief Medical Officer and president of LabCorp Diagnostics. We’re going to talk about Labcorp’s Count On You campaign and why early detection of colorectal cancer is vital, and an at-home test collection screening option.
Now that school is back in session, parents are thinking about ways to set themselves up for financial success. Chris Curtin, Social Media & Rewards Executive at Bank of America, has his top tips for strategizing and utilizing reward points to maximize and save money throughout the school year.