Something very important to you celebrated its 80th birthday last year: Social Security, the government insurance program that provides benefits to retirees, disabled individuals and families of retired, disabled or deceased workers.
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When you envision retirement, you probably picture yourself traveling the world, spoiling your grandkids or taking up that new hobby you’ve always wanted to try. Spending a large chunk of your nest egg on medical expenses doesn’t likely come to... (Read More)
Staying healthy as you age can be challenging, but it’s not impossible. While nothing can replace a healthy diet and regular exercise in staving off disease and keeping your mind and body in tip-top shape, it never hurts to have a few tricks up... (Read More)
It might seem like yesterday you were moving into your spacious new home with an infant in tow. But as the years tick by, empty nesters often find themselves adrift in a quiet house. And with the state of retirement being what it is, the idea of... (Read More)
Fun fact: In 2015, millennials (born between 1981 and 1995) surpassed baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) as America’s largest living generation.
Known for being well-educated and tech-savvy with a penchant for cynicism, millennials are a... (Read More)
Whether you’re retiring in five years or 15 years, there’s no doubt you’ve been thinking about how and where you want to spend your golden years. But if you think you can’t afford to retire overseas, think again.
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According to the National Council on Aging, scams targeting seniors are so prolific that they’re now considered “the crime of the 21st century.” From Medicare fraud and investment schemes to counterfeit prescription drugs and funeral... (Read More)
Keeping a food diary is a proven way to lose weight and keep tabs on your eating habits.
The information you record in your food diary will help you and your family doctor design an eating program to meet your needs. These suggestions will... (Read More)
As anyone who’s gotten help from a grandchild to navigate a smartphone or laptop can attest, seniors and technology don’t always go together easily. From skepticism about its benefits to physical challenges and other difficulties during use... (Read More)
At this time of year, leafy green vegetables are a perfect addition to any meal. Our minds are attuned to the arrival of spring (green grass) and to the opportunity to get outdoors for exercise (green flower stems and other elements in... (Read More)