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When Retirement Means Cramped Quarters How to Successfully Prepare For Your Digital Afterlife Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival If Advertising Told The Truth About Real People And Aging Don’t Let These Common Missteps Derail Your Summer Fun 5 Myths About Social Security Often Accepted as Facts Middle Class Would Suffer from Medicaid Nursing Home Cuts A Grandmother Asks: Don
 

When Retirement Means Cramped Quarters

My husband Randy and I are a good team. And yet, as we’ve both adjusted over the past year to his early retirement, and him being home all the time, I see now how different we are.

How to Successfully Prepare For Your Digital Afterlife

Digital assets can include emails, photos, videos, documents and online accounts such as bank accounts, investment portfolios, social media accounts among others.

Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival

Vintage & Vine 2017 offers guests an opportunity to nibble and sip their way through the enchanting historical village, listening to jazz and blues selections from Cuppa Joe.

If Advertising Told The Truth About Real People And Aging

If you’re like me, there’s a whole lotta head-shaking and eye-rolling going on when you see TV and magazine ads nowadays.

Don’t Let These Common Missteps Derail Your Summer Fun

Summer is here and so are the food-filled gatherings and celebrations. The lazy, hazy days of summer fun in the sun make it easy to throw our best intentions into the surf.

5 Myths About Social Security Often Accepted as Facts

The discussion of Social Security has degenerated into a shouting match in no small part because ideology is more important than fact in any exchange.

Middle Class Would Suffer from Medicaid Nursing Home Cuts

Medicaid pays for about two-thirds of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes, like Jacobs. It covers 20 percent of all Americans, and 40 percent of poor adults.

A Grandmother Asks: Don’t All Little Girls Want To Dance?

The September after I turned 4, all my neighborhood friends went off to kindergarten. I wanted to go to school too, but I was more than six months younger and ineligible.

One in Three Cases of Dementia Preventable

20 July 2017

Managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world’s dementia cases.

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Nursing Homes Move Into The Insurance Business

16 July 2017

These plans are recent additions to the Medicare Advantage market, where private plans have become an increasingly popular alternative to traditional fee-for-service coverage.

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GOP Health reform would weaken Medicare

15 July 2017

The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) under consideration in the U.S. Senate would mean higher premiums and reduced cost-sharing subsidies for lower-income older people.

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Burrata and Prosciutto Pizza an Easy Weekend Meal

14 July 2017

If you haven’t had the chance to try burrata, I would be honored if this recipe became the first occasion.

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McConnell’s New AHCA Bill Retains Medicaid Cuts

13 July 2017

The measure retains cuts in Medicaid, the health insurance plan for the poor, disabled and nursing home patients, that moderate Republican senators have fought.

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Is a Work-From-Home Job Right For You?

13 July 2017

Telecommuting has become synonymous with convenience, flexible schedules and, yes, pajamas.

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