An estimated six million people now go to health clinics each year in retail stores like CVS and Wal-Mart. But some doctors say relying too heavily on these convenient medical facilities can be risky. Guest host Susan Page and a panel of guests discuss the pros and cons of retail health clinics.
Guest Host: Liane Hansen
Many Americans are busy socking away savings for retirement, but even the most careful planner can fall short when faced with the rising costs of long-term care late in life. A panel talks about the rising costs of health care for older people, and how to get the information you need.
- Ron Landsman attorney specializing in elder care issues
- Mary Beth Franklin Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine
- Tricia Smith AARP Federal Affairs
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