Falls by Seniors Take a Devastating Financial, Physical, Emotional Toll

According to this eye-opening article that we recently discovered on the website called HealthDay, there’s a new study out from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that should grab the attention of every senior and every caregiver. The CDC has just examined recent statistics on the number of seniors who suffer from falls…

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Survey: Some Improvement – but Not Enough – in Retirement Savings

Every few months, a flurry of news articles appears that tells the same sad tale: Americans simply aren’t saving enough to enjoy any kind of freedom in retirement. But our attention was recently drawn to this comprehensive article on the subject of retirement savings that we found on the GOBankingRates website. In the midst of…

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Older Americans Face Tough Choices When Planning for Long-Term Care

We once heard someone say, “Growing old isn’t for sissies.” If you’re a regular listener to our AgingOptions radio program, or a regular reader of our blog, it won’t come as a surprise to you that aging Americans face some significant challenges when planning for their long-term care. Now this article that just appeared last…

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Casey Kasem Wasn’t the Only Celebrity Lacking a Strong Estate Plan

Here on the AgingOptions blog we’ve frequently used the sad tale of pop music celebrity Casey Kasem as an example of a wealthy person whose poor estate planning triggered a pathetic end-of-life spectacle. (Click here to read our blog article, published a few years ago, that described the sad affair of Casey Kasem.) By failing…

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