By Bill Novelli, Boe Workman, Steve Case
50+ is a decision to palms. it is a groundbreaking examine the revolution that is happening at once between seventy-eight million American child boomers. From age 50+ on up, americans are refusing to rock away their retirement. they're beginning new careers, rallying for explanations as regards to their hearts, elevating grandchildren, changing into extra energetic of their groups, and, peculiarly else, altering the face of getting older in the US.
invoice Novelli, CEO of AARP, understands that with the most important iteration of usa citizens ever recorded nearing conventional retirement age, this revolution is altering the best way 50+ american citizens dwell their lives. The boomers have significant technological services, are actively occupied with retaining a fit way of life, were politically lively all through their lives, and are cozy coping with their very own funds. they are no strangers to the health club, the balloting sales space, on-line making an investment websites, or the daily administration in their 401(k)s, and they are joining...
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Drug price controls like those imposed in other countries are probably not the answer, but neither do we want medicines priced out of the reach of average Americans. The Medicare prescription drug benefit is a good step toward making drugs affordable, at least for those 65 and older. It can certainly be made better, but at long last we have drug coverage in Medicare. But what about everybody else, especially those without adequate coverage from their employer plans? The numbers of uninsured or inadequately insured are rising.
No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. For information, address St. Y. 10010. com The quotation by Ogden Nash on page 96 is reprinted by permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd. Copyright © 1954 by Ogden Nash. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Novelli, William D. —1st ed. p. cm. ISBN-13: 978-0-312-35524-1 ISBN-10: 0-312-35524-6 1. Baby boom generation—United States.
The overwhelming majority of physicians want to help people, but the system isn’t helping them to help us. Part of the dysfunction stems from the fact that physicians believe, and rightly so in some cases, that they are being undercompensated by Medicare and other health insurers. It is important that fair fee schedules, based on the widely varying costs in different parts of the country, be implemented. But it is equally important, critical really, that the system begin rewarding preventive care to avert costly medical problems before they begin.
50+. Igniting a Revolution to Reinvent America by Bill Novelli, Boe Workman, Steve Case