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Work & Retirement: Balance Making A Living With Having A Life

Many of us baby boomers are at the age when we’re contemplating (or yearning for) retirement.

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The Shocking Day My Husband Intervened And Took My Cell Phone

The other morning my husband Randy did something so unexpected, so out of the blue, so sudden, so surprising, I gasped in sputtering disbelief.

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How Would CalExit Secessionists Manage Social Security?

CalExit is a vote scheduled in 2019 on whether California should hold a referendum on independence from the United States.

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Medicaid Application Is More Complicated Than It Looks

There are tricks and pitfalls when filling out a Medicaid application form that an elder law attorney can help you avoid and help accelerate the process while preserving assets.

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Cajun Bayou: Where Gators, Gumbo & Gallic History Prevail

This is real bayou country, where everything is defined by the 106-mile-long waterway affectionately called “the longest main street in the world.”

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What Truly Nourishes Is Not In The Kitchen

I recently returned from a glorious week with my family in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. It was our annual family trip.

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Springtime Allergies Could Be Age-Related Intolerance Of People

Apparently, I have developed some later-in-life allergies. These aren’t the typical allergic reactions to things like springtime pollen, dust or animal dander. Instead, I’m having reactions to a variety of behaviors I encounter.

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Facebook Privacy Settings: How To Make Your Account Secure

Social media giant Facebook is gradually making changes to the design of its privacy settings page in order to make it easier for users to see what information is accessible through their account and how it is being used.

Gridlock could benefit programs for America’s aging

19 August 2011

By Alan Fram WASHINGTON — Gridlock, as much as it’s derided, may be the best outcome for the elderly, health care providers and poor people in this fall’s fight over further deficit cuts. A new congressional supercommittee, split evenly between Democrats and Republicans, has until Thanksgiving to propose a gargantuan $1.5 trillion in budget savings […]

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Medicare prescription premiums won’t rise in 2012

05 August 2011

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar WASHINGTON — The Obama administration had good news for seniors Thursday: The average monthly premium for Medicare’s popular prescription program won’t go up next year. Many seniors may even see a dip in their costs, particularly if they shop around during open enrollment season this fall. Officials credited growing use of generics […]

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Get the body you always wanted

29 July 2011

Let’s face it, every body changes its appearance over time, and the aging process isn’t always to blame. Some of us fall in and out of intervals of exercising, indulge in occasional unhealthy eating, experience a slowing down of our metabolism, or have too much sun exposure.

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Gov’t: Health tab to hit $4.6 trillion in 2020

29 July 2011

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar WASHINGTON — The nation’s health care tab is on track to hit $4.6 trillion in 2020, accounting for about $1 of every $5 in the economy, government number crunchers estimate in a report released Thursday. How much is that? Including government and private money, health care spending in 2020 will average $13,710 […]

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Boomers worry about finances, health bills

29 July 2011

WASHINGTON — The “golden years” may lose some luster for many baby boomers worried about the financial pressures that come with age Many of the nation’s 77 million boomers are worried about being able to pay their medical bills as they get older, a new poll finds. The concern is so deep that it outpaces […]

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Adults slow to prepare for parent care

27 July 2011

Craig Fitzgerald, 43, has been “super fortunate” when it comes to his mom’s health.

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