Growing Opioid Crisis is Snaring an Alarming – and Increasing – Number of Seniors

We just discovered a highly disturbing article on the website HealthDay that puts a new spin on today’s chorus of headlines about the nation’s opioid crisis. According to two new government reports, a growing number of seniors are falling prey to this insidious category of highly addictive painkillers. Opioid Crisis Increasing but Under-Recognized As reported…

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Retiring with Debt? Consider These Three Ways to Make Your Debt Load More Manageable

Most people approaching retirement age probably dream about retiring debt-free. Entering retirement without the burden of debt is certainly the ideal – but if you think it’s the norm, think again. The reality is, about seven out of ten households headed by those in the 65-74 age group are carrying at least some debt load,…

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Special Report: Thousands of Nursing Home Residents Die from Preventable Infection Linked to Staffing Shortage

A damning article on the website of Kaiser Health News, just published a few days ago, reports that thousands of senior nursing home residents are dying each year due to a type of infection that is almost always preventable. Analysts suggest that chronic short-staffing in many of the nation’s nursing homes is largely to blame.…

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