The Stimulus Checks Are on Their Way, But Beware: The Scam Artists are On the Prowl

To say that these are unusual days is a colossal understatement. With all the fallout nationwide over COVID-19, we’re all experiencing things we never thought we’d see – an economy in freefall, streets and highways empty, stores and restaurants shuttered. At a time like this, when everyone is preoccupied with the health and protection of…

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A Unique Perspective on Social Distancing: a 65-Year Old Widower and Psychotherapist Tells Us How Cope with Loneliness, Isolation

We’ve read plenty of articles and heard dozens of interviews lately describing the psychological unease many of us are experiencing during these days of separation. As ordered by medical and government authorities, we’re all keeping our distance from colleagues, family and friends, relying instead on the digital umbilical of Skype, Zoom, and FaceTime to maintain…

A Surprising Parallel Between the Coronavirus and Alzheimer’s Disease: Some Patients Have the Pathological Evidence, but No Symptoms

Medical experts are learning more each day about the coronavirus, but there’s quite a bit that remains a mystery. Why, for example, are men affected so much more than women? Why do some people become seriously ill while others experience what amounts to a mild cold? And perhaps one of the greatest puzzles is, why…

How Much Do You Know About Social Security? Check Out These Seven Surprising Statistics – Plus Some Related Advice from Rajiv

Social Security may be the biggest, most important, and least understood government program in America. If you consider the sheer amount of money the program spends and the huge number of Americans who rely on the program for all or part of their livelihood, you’d think we would all have a solid working knowledge of…