Alternatives to AARP

This past Saturday on the AgingOptions Radio Show a listener by the name of Tricia called in to inquire as to whether there might be some good alernatives to the AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)… similar organizations that could offer the same benefits associated with AARP’s vast membership “clout” in  procuring savings on things…

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Social Security's Benefits for Spouses

Social Security doesn’t just pay retirement benefits to retired workers; in some circumstances, it also provides benefits to a worker’s spouse or ex-spouse and to a deceased worker’s surviving spouse. Here are the ins and outs of spouse and survivor benefits. Spousal Benefits Spouses are entitled to benefits if the marriage lasted at least 10…

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Collection of Health-Related Topics from Around the Web

Health of Gums may predict the condition of your heart. http://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-11-2011/teeth-gums-and-heart-attack-stroke-risk.html Get Happy – Live Longer: http://vitals.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/10/31/8565511-want-to-live-longer-get-happy-study-says; …and depression – chronic stress lowers life span http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/111109093729.htm New MRI technique to diagnose ALZ http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/111116162238.htm Walmart the next medical provider? http://seniorjournal.com/NEWS/Features/2011/20111110-WalmartWants.htm Which exercise is the best for you? http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/237374.php Health care costs of caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients…

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