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My Kids Are Older, So I Can Stop Worrying, Right?

My son Patrick and his band mates toured the Midwest recently. I followed their progress on Facebook as they drove from Connecticut to Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa and Pennsylvania.

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Disability

White House Seeks To Disable Social Security Disability Programs

The Trump administration is proposing regulatory changes to Social Security that could cut off disability payments to hundreds of thousands of Americans, including children and the elderly.

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House Passes Bill To Lower Drug Prices, Add Medicare Benefits

During the 2016 Presidential campaign, Donald Trump supported the idea of the federal government negotiating drug prices as a way to cut costs for consumers.

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Seriously, What Do You Get the Man Who Has Everything?

Randy is a master gift giver. Matching his uncanny ability is like trying to out-cook Jacques Pepin.

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Romney

Will Retirees TRUST Romney Plan For Social Security?

Romney warned that without legislative action, the Medicare Hospital Insurance, Social Security Disability Insurance, and Social Security Old-Age and Survivors Insurance — would be exhausted in the next 13 years.

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Eight Vital Life Lessons From My Mother

My mom is now 85 and you’d be hard-pressed to find a fitter, more adorable and adroit senior citizen.

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