By PAM BELLUCK Published in the New York Times: April 3, 2013 The most rigorous study to date of how much it costs to care for Americans with dementia found that the financial burden is at least as high as that for either heart disease or cancer, and is probably higher. And both the costs and the number of [...]
A recent USA Today article states that there is an increase in seniors living over the age of 90. According to author Haya El Nasser “The number of people living to age 90 and beyond has tripled in the past three decades to almost 2 million and is likely to quadruple by 2050”. Seniors who [...]
Financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they’re now considered “the crime of the 21st century.” Why? Because seniors are thought to have a significant amount of money sitting in their accounts. Financial scams also often go unreported or can be difficult to prosecute, so they’re considered a “low-risk” crime. However, they're devastating [...]
If you're living on a fixed income, every penny counts! The National Council on Aging (NCOA) has some very useful information for elders. Click here to connect to this helpful article. Use this checklist to make sure you're saving money where you can.
Are you part of the “sandwich” generation? The US Census Bureau projects that every age group from 75 – 100+ will increase from 95% to 902% over the next 25 years! This means adults are living longer… and there will be more seniors 70+ as part of our population than ever before in our history. [...]