Supporting Mom and Dad: AARP Survey Finds One-Third of Adults in Their 40s, 50s and 60s Give Financial Help to Aging Parents

They helped you when you were little and supported you through your teens, your college years and possibly into young adulthood. Now it seems that a significant number of adult kids are returning the favor and helping to support their aging parents financially. That’s the conclusion from a newly-released AARP survey, highlighted in this New…

Coronavirus Update: Half of U.S. Cases Involve Patients 50 and Older – Are Seniors at Particular Risk?

For weeks now, the news media have bombarded us with breathless stories about the coronavirus, the fast-spreading respiratory illness that appears to have originated in the city of Wuhan, China. Reliable information is hard to come by, and the news changes by the hour, but as of just a few days ago there were nearly…

Do You Want Some Flavonols With That? New Study Says Diets Rich in Certain Antioxidants Can Reduce Your Odds for Dementia

Chances are you won’t find flavonols on the restaurant menu or listed by name on your grocer’s shelf. But if you’re interested in preserving a healthy brain – and who isn’t? – it’s a word you might want to get used to. A recent nutritional study, as reported in this recent article from the HealthDay…

Big Brother is Watching: Your Health Information is Being Bought and Sold Without Your Consent, Investigation Reveals

As if there weren’t enough to worry about in the arena of personal privacy, now comes one more red flag. We first alerted you to this article on the Politico website last year. The exposé reveals that companies are secretly gathering your health care information and selling it to doctors, hospitals and insurance companies, all…