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Social Security Myths You Shouldn Did Your Health Plan Deny You Care? Fight Back Generic Drugs Can Cost Medicare Recipients More Than Brand-Names Are Your Grandchildren Getting Too Much Screen Time? Why You Should Get Your Beneficiary Designations Right How To Get Rid Of Pesky ‘Subscription Creep’ Family Overnights Can Be Stressful, Yet Welcome Nursing Home Cost Outpaces Inflation, Medical Care
 
Social Security

Social Security Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Researchers tell us that most people would be better off waiting to claim Social Security benefits. Yet most people file early.

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Did Your Health Plan Deny You Care? Fight Back

Have you ever stepped up to the pharmacy cash register only to learn your new prescription will cost you hundreds of dollars because your insurance doesn’t cover it?

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Generic Drugs Can Cost Medicare Recipients More Than Brand-Names

Medicare Part D enrollees may pay more out of pocket for high-priced specialty generic drugs than their brand-name counterparts, according to new research.

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Are Your Grandchildren Getting Too Much Screen Time?

Grandparents have long been associated with letting their grandchildren do things their parents would never permit. Candy. Extended bedtime. Too much television. Carefree fun.

Beneficiary

Why You Should Get Your Beneficiary Designations Right

when you sign up for a life insurance policy, retirement account such as 401 (K), IRAs, or other investment accounts, you are required to list a beneficiary who will receive the proceeds when you pass.

Subscription

How To Get Rid Of Pesky ‘Subscription Creep’

From Netflix, Spotify and Amazon Prime to Blue Apron, Birchbox and beer of the month, your debit or credit card statements are likely littered with subscriptions that are costing you dearly.

Family

Family Overnights Can Be Stressful, Yet Welcome

Soon after my brother returned from a family trip with his two young children many years ago, I asked him how it was.

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Nursing Home Cost Outpaces Inflation, Medical Care

One of the largest studies on out-of-pocket costs for nursing home care finds prices are high and rising faster than other medical care and consumer prices.

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Retirees Lose By Taking Social Security At Wrong Time

02 July 2019

It’s tough to decide when to start taking Social Security benefits and it appears many people are shorting themselves with their choice. 

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In Secret, Seniors Discuss ‘Rational Suicide’

01 July 2019

Ten residents slipped away from their retirement community one Sunday afternoon for a covert meeting in a grocery store cafe.

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Movies

10 Movies That Connect Generations

30 June 2019

Movies both bring us together and bridge generational divides. They help us relate to each other and understand past eras.

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Memory

Moving More May Be Linked To Sharper Memory

29 June 2019

Older adults who move more, either with daily exercise or even simple routine physical activity like housework, may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills.

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Kick Up Chicken Salad For July 4th Entertaining

28 June 2019

Long used as a medicinal spice in India, turmeric is associated with many health benefits.

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Money

Make Your Money Last In Retirement

27 June 2019

Many people worry about running out of money in retirement. That’s understandable, since we don’t know how long we’ll live, what your future costs might be and what kind of returns we can expect on our savings.

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