This post was written by Malayna Koetting, an undergraduate student majoring in psychology. Due to the rising number of Baby Boomers about to hit the older adult population, it is important to gain a better understanding of Medicare. Here are some common misconceptions and helpful hints about how Medicare works. Medicare and Medicaid are the same thing. False! Medicaid … [Read more...] about Medicare: Fun Facts & Myth Busting
During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised not to cut Medicare.1 However, by supporting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it can be argued that President Trump may be indirectly supporting cuts to Medicare. Allow me to explain… So what does the Affordable Care Act have to do with Medicare anyways? Free Preventative Care The Affordable Care … [Read more...] about What does the Affordable Care Act have to do with Medicare?
My name is Landon Green and I am a junior here at Missouri State University double majoring in Psychology and Gerontology and minoring in General Business. I am writing this post to tell everyone about a class I took this semester, Psychology 354 or Gender Issues in Later Life. It is one of the many classes you can take in the Psychology and Gerontology double major program … [Read more...] about A Male Perspective on Taking Gender Issues in Later Life
Students currently enrolled in Gender Issues in Later Life (GER320/PSY354) worked in groups to create and present educational materials on topics relevant to gender in older adulthood at the Fearless Aging Expo hosted by Senior Foundation of the Ozarks last Saturday, May 6th from 9am-2pm. Student topics included: depression, domestic violence, heart disease, online dating, … [Read more...] about Service Learning at the Fearless Aging Expo!