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5 hrs ago | MSN Money

The talk parents need to have with adult children

If you think the birds and the bees is the most uncomfortable discussion a parent and child can have, think again.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Health

8 hrs ago | The Advocate

Guest commentary: Nursing home lobby stifles change

Senior citizens have a vision for the future: Virtually every long-living adult wishes to live in their own home, and many say they would rather die than go to a nursing home.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Opinion

23 hrs ago | The American

Are Rising Health Care Costs Creating a Retirement Crisis?

It's almost taken for granted that Americans are dramatically undersaving for retirement.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Pension, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Free Tools for Optimizing Social Security Benefits

Faced with cracked nest eggs and shrinking pensions, baby boomers on the brink of retirement are turning to a growing number of free online programs that aim to help them squeeze the maximum from their Social Security benefits.


Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Pension, Health

Hispanic Business

Money-saving tips plentiful, small changes add up

Who doesn't want to save money? You've probably heard basic money-saving advice, such as never buying an expensive item on impulse.


Related Topix: Health, Apple, Startups, Smoking, Medicine

Courier News

Grandparents raising grandchildren growing local trend

Grandparents raising grandchildren growing local trend More than 2.5 million grandparents have taken over as caretakers of almost 6 million kids.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Parenting, Middlesex, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Opinion: Prieto and Vitale deserve credit

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Chairman Joseph Vitale deserve credit for sponsoring the Caregiver Advise, Record, and Enable Act.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health, US Governors, Chris Christie, Opinion

New rules on reverse mortgage designed to make loans safer for elderly

The Federal Trade Commission provides consumer information on reverse mortgages at its website


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health, Foreclosures

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Aging not so gracefully with AARP

Having finished a nice and satisfying dinner, I curled up with the latest AARP Bulletin.


Related Topix: Health

Sys-Con Media

Walgreens 'Way to Well' Health Tour Reaches Millionth Community Member With Free Health Tests

On the opening day of the National Urban League Annual Conference, Marc Morial, National Urban League president and CEO, and John Gremer, Walgreens director of community affairs, announced with AARP, more than one million people nationwide received free health tests and education through the Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour .


Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Health

Upper Allen Township planning commission scheduled to review Messiah Lifeways expansion project

Messiah Lifeways is preparing a major expansion to its 80-acre retirement and assisted living facility in Upper Allen Township to meet an expected boom in the age 65 and older population.


Related Topix: Health, Harrisburg, PA

The Spokesman-Review

Senior activities - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 PST

Meets the first Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m. at Sweet Old Bob's Restaurant, 3243 E. Trent Ave.; 466-4013.


Related Topix: Health, Spokane, WA, Long Term Care, Spokane Valley, WA


On Being a Tired Old Queen

One night, at a nightclub where I was extremely popular, I tried to get into a VIP section, thinking it would be a piece of cake, as usual.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Health

Free Republic

Beware All the Retirement 'Crisis' Reports

If the amount of press ink used to report a study is any indicator of its contribution to public understanding, the National Institute on Retirement Security's 2013 report, "The Retirement Savings Crisis: Is It Worse than We Think?" might be the gold standard on the subject of retirement security.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Wilson County News

Senior advocates that appeal to conservatives

Post a comment Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any advocacy organizations for seniors other than AARP? I cut up my AARP card a few years back when they supported Obamacare, and am now looking for another organization that better represents me.


Related Topix: Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare

West Hawaii Today

About Town | 7-23-14

AARP Hawaii is sponsoring a debate between Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel.


Related Topix: Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, US Governors, Long Term Care

'And So It Goes' review: Diane Keaton-Michael Douglas comedy treats old people like...

Every so often Hollywood rediscovers a "niche" audience only to forget about them until the next epiphany.


Related Topix: Annie Hall, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Diane Keaton, Health, Fairfield County, CT, Movies, Entertainment

AARP challenges AEP-PSO smart meter plan

A key holdout against AEP-PSO's $120 million plan to install smart meters statewide had its day in court Tuesday.


Related Topix: Health, Oklahoma City, OK, American Electric Power, Energy


Clarissa Peterson on More Accessible Responsive Web Design

I have to admit, here at HOW we have very good instincts for pinpointing designers who are making a unique mark in the industry.


Related Topix: Arts, Web Design, Health

5 Great Places to Retire Without a Car

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Health