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Big Changes Likely for Social Security, Medicare Under a Biden Presidency
Making Your Money Last

Big Changes Likely for Social Security, Medicare Under a Biden Presidency

The new president and a fresh Congress will sooner or later have to face the twin safety net programs, both sorely in need of help.
November 10, 2020
What Happens to Medicare If the Affordable Care Act Is Overturned?
Medicare

What Happens to Medicare If the Affordable Care Act Is Overturned?

Experts say if the ACA is repealed or rescinded "it would be devastating for Medicare." Here's what might happen -- and how it could be costly for you…
November 4, 2020
The Ways Pets Improve Our Retirement Well-Being
Empty Nesters

The Ways Pets Improve Our Retirement Well-Being

Getting pet-friendly when you leave the work world may give you a healthy boost.
October 14, 2020
High-Tech Aids for Aging in Place
Caregiving

High-Tech Aids for Aging in Place

Apple Watch and other technology provides fast feedback, comfort for older users, and a powerful assist for caregivers.
October 1, 2020
Insurance for Long-Term Care at Home
retirement

Insurance for Long-Term Care at Home

In the wake of COVID-wracked nursing homes, increasingly more people are looking at options to age in place with long-term care insurance.
September 17, 2020

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Sandwich Generation Faces Caregiving Challenges
Caregiving

Sandwich Generation Faces Caregiving Challenges

The sandwich generation has it tough in the best of times. The pandemic has made it even tougher.
August 26, 2020
Don’t Be a ‘Helicopter Child’ in Retirement
Caregiving

Don’t Be a ‘Helicopter Child’ in Retirement

Signs and signals you're hovering over your aging parents and infantilizing them.
August 26, 2020
An Advocate for End-of-Life Care
Caregiving

An Advocate for End-of-Life Care

Without a health care proxy, your written instructions for future medical care may not be carried out if you become incapacitated.
August 14, 2020
14 Social Security Tasks You Can Do Online
retirement

14 Social Security Tasks You Can Do Online

Why visit a government office to get your Social Security business done? You can do much of that online.
June 26, 2020
Explaining 'Complicated Grief': When Grief Doesn't Go Away
retirement

Explaining 'Complicated Grief': When Grief Doesn't Go Away

Expert guidance to work your way through overwhelming grief.
May 26, 2020
The Surprising Benefits of Gardening in Retirement
retirement

The Surprising Benefits of Gardening in Retirement

Growing your own food can cut expenses, provide exercise and perhaps even improve mental health.
September 6, 2019
Hospice: Improving Care at the End of Life
retirement

Hospice: Improving Care at the End of Life

A hospice expert talks about the current state of end-of-life care and how to get the most from it.
September 5, 2019
10 Ways to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Their Finances
retirement

10 Ways to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Their Finances

There's a good chance that many adult children will have to get involved with their parents' financial lives as they age.
August 21, 2019
Retirees, Be Prepared for a Natural Disaster
retirement

Retirees, Be Prepared for a Natural Disaster

Compile an emergency kit, seek help from friends and family, and know evacuation routes away from danger.
July 30, 2019
Home Health Care: Finding the Right Help for Seniors
retirement

Home Health Care: Finding the Right Help for Seniors

Take these steps to hire in-home health aides who are a good fit for your loved one.
June 28, 2019
Marc Freedman: Building Bridges Across Generations
retirement

Marc Freedman: Building Bridges Across Generations

The CEO of Encore.org explains why it's important to society for older citizens to mix with younger people as the age gap widens.
June 3, 2019
Retiring to Become a Caregiver
retirement

Retiring to Become a Caregiver

Know your options and resources to help you in your new role.
May 9, 2019
Financial Challenges Facing Women
retirement

Financial Challenges Facing Women

An expert weighs in on the unique issues women face when planning for retirement.
March 25, 2019
Balancing Work as a Caregiver With Your Job
retirement

Balancing Work as a Caregiver With Your Job

Turn to your employer to see if caregiving benefits are available.
March 5, 2019
Discover the Secrets of Super Agers
retirement

Discover the Secrets of Super Agers

Diet, exercise, a positive attitude and strong friendships are the keys to health and longevity.
February 1, 2019
Educate Yourself on Being a Caregiver
retirement

Educate Yourself on Being a Caregiver

The road is rough, but these caregiving resources can help smooth your journey.
December 4, 2018
Make Time to Help a Caregiver Out (or Just Say Thanks)
retirement

Make Time to Help a Caregiver Out (or Just Say Thanks)

Chances are pretty good that you know a caregiver who could use a break. As National Family Caregivers Month winds down, here are some practical ways …
November 27, 2018
A Move Manager Helps You Downsize in Retirement
retirement

A Move Manager Helps You Downsize in Retirement

Leave it to the pros to help guide you in deciding what's going with you and what to dispose.
October 26, 2018
Talk to Your Parents About Caregiving
retirement

Talk to Your Parents About Caregiving

While they're still active and healthy, you should broach the subject of what assistance they'll expect from you as they age.
October 4, 2018
Brooke Astor's Grandson Fights Against Elder Abuse
retirement

Brooke Astor's Grandson Fights Against Elder Abuse

Philip C. Marshall went to court to protect his wealthy socialite grandmother from being financially exploited by her own son. His crusade continues t…
September 26, 2018