If the Nursing Home is Trying to Take Away a Medicaid Patient’s Stimulus Check, They’re Breaking the Law, Uncle Sam Warns

If you or a loved one live in a nursing home and receive Medicaid benefits, watch out. Some nursing homes and assisted living facilities around the country have snatched up their Medicaid residents’ stimulus checks, claiming that the facility owns that money.  But according to this Michelle Singletary column in the Washington Post, they’re wrong.…

Have You Been Offered an Early Retirement Buyout? Before You Accept, Complete This 6-Step Checklist from Money Magazine

The ripple effects – or should we say, the tidal wave – of economic changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic continue to roil the U.S. economy.  Even as companies slowly get their people back to work, many are realizing that things will never again be the same as they were as recently as five short…

New York Times Report: The Pandemic May Keep You from Visiting Mom, But Technology Can Help You Make Sure She’s Safe

One of the many unfortunate side effects of the coronavirus pandemic has been the loneliness felt by many seniors whose families aren’t able to visit. While some states and localities are slowly opening up for limited visits, others are still in lockdown, which means it’s going on four months since some isolated seniors, especially those…

Vitamin A, B, C, D, E – but What About Vitamin K? Many Seniors Aren’t Getting Enough of This Essential Nutrient, Studies Find

Nationwide surveys show that nearly 86 percent of Americans – roughly seven out of eight – take vitamin supplements. Most of us have at least a rough idea of the benefits of the “major” vitamins such as B complex, D, and E, and many take extra vitamin C when we feel a cold coming on.…