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11 hrs ago |

What's Happening for July

Gulfport Harbor Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Jones Park, in Gulfport Harbor off U.S. 90. Producer-only certified market featuring local and seasonal produce, honey, eggs, plants and more.


Related Topix: Gulfport, MS, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, Health, Long Beach, MS, Biloxi, MS

14 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Abercrombie and Ige clash in Kona debate

KONA >> Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige clashed Tuesday morning on taxes, preschool and leadership style in a debate in the Democratic primary for governor.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, US Governors, Health

18 hrs ago | The Alternative Press

New Jersey Scores Poorly in AARP Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard

AARP recently released the AARP Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard - "Raising Expectations" - which revealed wide disparities in care and support across the country.


Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

23 hrs ago | Naperville Sun

Ignoring the inevitable getting harder with each birthday July 29

There's something mildly disconcerting about folks generations younger gathering to honor one's rich life experiences, when they're really just thinking how darn glad they aren't old and wrinkled like you.


Related Topix: Health

Yesterday | The Hill

Social Security in decline: What the U.S. can learn from New Zealand's KiwiSaver program

This week's Social Security trustees' report contains rather dire projections, showing permanent and growing cash-flow deficits and impending trust fund exhaustion.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, Health, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, IRA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Changing Family Caregiver Dynamics Ramp Up the Importance of Long-Term Care Planning

When planning for retirement, clients often list long-term care as a primary concern.


Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Alzheimer's


AARP Lays out What's at Stake for State's Adults

"Internet fast lanes" for a fee could leave older New Yorkers in the dust online, warns AARP, as the Federal Communications Commission begins analyzing the more than one million comments filed over the proposal.


Related Topix: Health, New York, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, New York Government

City Pages

Mike McFadden won't talk specifics on Social Security, but seniors want him to

Senate candidate Mike McFadden gave an extensive interview to MinnPost's Eric Black last week, but what was most jarring about the chat was the candidate's refusal to give specifics about his policy positions on one issue - Social Security.


Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio ranks near bottom on long-term care

Ohio ranks 44th among states in meeting the long-term-care needs of its older and disabled residents, according to a recent scorecard by AARP.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Washington DC, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MSN Money

The talk parents need to have with adult children

If you think the birds and the bees is the most uncomfortable discussion a parent and child can have, think again.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Health

The Advocate

Guest commentary: Nursing home lobby stifles change

Senior citizens have a vision for the future: Virtually every long-living adult wishes to live in their own home, and many say they would rather die than go to a nursing home.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Opinion

The American

Are Rising Health Care Costs Creating a Retirement Crisis?

It's almost taken for granted that Americans are dramatically undersaving for retirement.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Pension, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Free Tools for Optimizing Social Security Benefits

Faced with cracked nest eggs and shrinking pensions, baby boomers on the brink of retirement are turning to a growing number of free online programs that aim to help them squeeze the maximum from their Social Security benefits.


Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Pension, Health

Hispanic Business

Money-saving tips plentiful, small changes add up

Who doesn't want to save money? You've probably heard basic money-saving advice, such as never buying an expensive item on impulse.


Related Topix: Health, Apple, Startups, Smoking, Medicine

Courier News

Grandparents raising grandchildren growing local trend

Grandparents raising grandchildren growing local trend More than 2.5 million grandparents have taken over as caretakers of almost 6 million kids.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Parenting, Middlesex, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Opinion: Prieto and Vitale deserve credit

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Chairman Joseph Vitale deserve credit for sponsoring the Caregiver Advise, Record, and Enable Act.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health, US Governors, Chris Christie, Opinion

New rules on reverse mortgage designed to make loans safer for elderly

The Federal Trade Commission provides consumer information on reverse mortgages at its website


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health, Foreclosures

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Aging not so gracefully with AARP

Having finished a nice and satisfying dinner, I curled up with the latest AARP Bulletin.


Related Topix: Health

Sys-Con Media

Walgreens 'Way to Well' Health Tour Reaches Millionth Community Member With Free Health Tests

On the opening day of the National Urban League Annual Conference, Marc Morial, National Urban League president and CEO, and John Gremer, Walgreens director of community affairs, announced with AARP, more than one million people nationwide received free health tests and education through the Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour .


Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Health

Upper Allen Township planning commission scheduled to review Messiah Lifeways expansion project

Messiah Lifeways is preparing a major expansion to its 80-acre retirement and assisted living facility in Upper Allen Township to meet an expected boom in the age 65 and older population.


Related Topix: Health, Harrisburg, PA