Before 1984, Social Security benefits were exempt from taxation. Now, because Americans like complicated tax law, things are different. About one-third of Americans pay income tax on their Social Security benefits. Here’s when you might or might not.
The American Heart Association just released guidelines for preventing strokes in women. The guidelines look at things distinctly female in nature that increase the chance of a stroke and then provide recommendations for treating the problem. It’s not that women don’t share many of the same risk factors that men because we do. But women…
Do you dream of helping to cure cancer? Now, even if you aren’t a research scientist you could help do just that. And the only tool you’ll need is either an iPhone 4s or higher or an iPad 2 or higher according to a Reuter’s article .
Did you open a new bank account recently? You may have if like me, you are one of the over 100 million Target shoppers whose information was stolen during the holiday season.
Studies have indicated that socialization can play a significant protective role in the development of Alzheimer’s but along with that we also know that once an individual receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, socialization can help even as the disease progresses. The problem is that dementia is a scary diagnosis. It’s made even scarier…
It’s absolutely important to understand your Social Security benefits but it is also true that understanding those benefits requires some effort on your part.
Julie Moorer loves to talk about Alzheimer’s. Moorer is a nurse who specializes in Alzheimer’s research studies. One of the questions she frequently gets when she is speaking is “is it normal aging or is it dementia.”
A new study found that exercise significantly extends the lives of older men who have had either cancer or cardiovascular disease. A like-minded study found that exercise reduces the risk of heart failure.
Why is an Elder Law attorney important to seniors, people with disabilities and their families? Find out why Seattle-area Elder Law Attorney, Rajiv Nagaich thinks this fairly new area of law is important for today’s seniors. Video on what elder law is from the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys.