Assessment of cognition using surveys and neuropsychological assessment: the Health and Retirement Study and the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study. OBJECTIVES: This study examines the similarity of cognitive assessments using 1 interview in a large population study, the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), and a subsample in which a detailed neuropsychiatric assessment has been performedContinue reading “7% – 26% of retired Americans over 65 have Dementia or cognitive impairment”
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Last night, it took nearly two hours for the Republican debate to even briefly touch on an important issue: raising the minimum wage in this country from $7.25 an hour. The American people overwhelmingly want to raise the minimum wage, but not a single candidate embraced the idea with the same enthusiasm. The truth is,Continue reading “What matters most to Americans by Bernie Sanders”
US Job Growth In 2007, leading up to the Great Recession, 79.9 percent of people ages 25 to 54 in the United States had a job. In the 12 months ending June 2014, five years after the recession ended, only 76.2 percent of people in that age group were working. The latest rates show aContinue reading “States with highest American Well-being, economy,jobs, a review 2014”
1. Income taxes Income taxes can be charged at the federal, state and local levels. At the federal level, the amount paid depends on a number of factors, including income and marital status. Lundeen noted the U.S. has a progressive tax system, consisting of seven tax brackets. He added, “for each additional dollar in a newContinue reading “7 ways Americans pay taxes by Alexander E.M. Hess”
The U.S. economy might finally bounce back for good in 2014, springboarding the nation out of five years of stagnation. So if you feel like we’re still in a recession, are you imagining things? Not at all. In fact, some economists think we’re in a kind of faux recovery that masks deep harm still beingContinue reading “A $9,000 lost by each American from the 2008 recession, by Rick Newman”
Our new health care law will have a profound impact on the health and economic well-being of American families, businesses, and the economy. Below are some of the key provisions of the new legislation. Click on each icon to read more! The new health care law will: Ensure that all Americans have access toContinue reading “12 Reasons to Support Health Care , Obamacare”