COVID-19 Pandemic Will Change Many Aspects of American Life, Says the Washington Post – Including How and Where We Age

Like you, we here at AgingOptions are scouring the headlines just about every day, trying to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath. People like to talk about “the new normal,” but no one seems to be able to predict what normalcy will actually look like in the months and years ahead. Still,…

COVID-19 Alert: Seniors Infected with the Coronavirus Can Have Some Very Atypical Symptoms, Making Diagnosis Difficult

By now, more than two months into the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., many of us feel pretty familiar with the most common symptoms of COVID-19, and we think we know what to look out for. But now as doctors gather and analyze a growing mountain of case data, they’ve made an unsettling discovery. It…

The CARES Act Says Retirees Don’t Have to Take RMDs This Year – But What If You Already Did? You Could Get a Do-Over

We’ve been getting a lot of questions here at AgingOptions about the CARES Act and how it affects retirees. “CARES” stands for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, and this new law’s impact is far-reaching and, in many cases, still being assessed. One of the well-publicized benefits of the new law for retirees is the…