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Medicare skilled nursing facilities would get a net 1.2% pay increase — totaling $430 million — in fiscal 2016 under a final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late Thursday.

National Institutes of Health requests $1.06 billion for Alzheimer's research... Hospice owner given three years in prison for Medicare fraud... Seniors' coffee habits may increase cognitive impairment risk

Older men taking a particular group of commonly used medications have a higher risk of getting injured from a fall, according to a study published in the latest Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

The rapid growth of America's aging population will cause long-term care spending to continue to climb over the next 10 years, reaffirmed the latest Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service's National Health Expenditures report.

Medicare beneficiaries who receive a misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's could amass between $9,500 and $14,000 in additional medical costs each year until they are correctly diagnosed, according to a new study.

Eye drops containing a natural chemical could help seniors avoid cataract surgery, according to new research

Assisted living residents starting hospice care may be closer to death than people receiving the same care at home, new research has found.

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