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Aduhelm is the medication recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Photo courtesy of Biogen

Medicare To Limit Coverage Of New Alzheimer’s Drug

By Brett Peruzzi, Managing Editor Region - Aduhelm, the Alzheimer's disease treatment approved last summer by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has run into...

Fifty Plus Advocate January 2022

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Fifty Plus Advocate October 2021

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FPA September 2021

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Social Security expands field offices hours

By Kristen Alberino, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist, Boston Region - Beginning on January 8, 2020, field offices will remain open until 4 p.m. on...

House passes Westborough Representatives legislation

Kane, Dykema and Gregoire bill creates a Women’s Rights History Trail in the commonwealth Boston - Meeting in a full formal session recently, the House of Representatives...

Social Security announces 1.6 percent benefit increase for 2020

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6 percent in 2020, the Social Security Administration recently...

Organization says ‘Retirement age’ may become a thing of the past

Region - The labor participation rate of older Americans is increasing for a variety of reasons. The National Council on Aging  reports that one in five...

Chelmsford prepares for 50th Fourth of July Art Festival

Roberta Witts, president of the Chelmsford Art Society Photos/submitted By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Chelmsford – After the Chelmsford Art Society (CAS) was founded in...

Governor Baker’s annual speech and budget reveals strong aging agenda for Massachusetts

Boston – Governor Charlie Baker delivered his State of the Commonwealth speech in January, and the next day filed his annual budget with the Legislature. Both actions contained good news for older people in Massachusetts.