New York-based journalist Liz Seegert has spent more than 30 years reporting and writing about health and general news topics for print, digital and broadcast media. Her primary beats currently include aging, boomers, social determinants of health and health policy. She is topic editor on aging for the Association of Health Care Journalists. Her work has appeared in numerous media outlets, including Consumer Reports, AARP.com, Medical Economics, The Los Angeles Times and The Hartford Courant.
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Follow our in-depth examination of current health care offerings through an age-friendly lens. What does age-friendly health care look like, and how do you locate and access it? We cover how to prioritize your unique needs when selecting providers and treatments for yourself or a loved one.