Ask the Doctors: Older adults still need regular exercise

Dear Doctor: Our dad is 78 years old, and he has started spending a lot more time indoors and on his recliner. He’s in good health, but he says he’s getting too old for exercise to matter. What can we say to persuade him to become active again? Answer: Exercise […]

Free dental care for all adults would cost $648m a year

While Labour and National have both pledged millions to boost childhood dental care, both have been less vocal on the idea of extending free dental care to adults. But the cost of funding free dental care to adults has tonight been revealed: $648 million a year to cover all adults. […]

Dental Coverage for Low-Income Adults in Delaware Begins Oct. 1

NEW CASTLE, Del.- Adult Delawareans who receive Medicaid will automatically get dental coverage as part of their plan starting Oct. 1. Gov. John Carney signed legislation establishing the Medicaid adult dental benefit in August 2019. Implementation was originally scheduled for April 2020, but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning Oct. 1, individuals ages 19-65 […]

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