Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Longevity

Why Putting Off Retirement Might Help Ward Off Dementia

A new study shows measurable differences in cognitive decline between those who bow out of the workforce earlier versus later in life.

Assisted Living ‘Light’ May Be A New Option

The assisted living industry has faced harsh criticism — whether deserved or not — over the last two years.

Celebrities Contribute to 87-Year-Old’s Books on Life’s Benchmarks

In his latest of many second acts, Harlan Rector compiles a book series honoring positive actions and life-changing events.

After ‘Truly Appalling’ Death Toll in Nursing Homes, California Rethinks Their Funding

California wants to tie funding to performance. The industry vows to fight this.

77-Year-Old Advisor Says Teaching Background Helped Her Gain Clients

From French teacher to U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, 77-year-old RBC Wealth Management financial advisor’s varied skills have served her well over decades.

A Generation Gap Becomes a Selling Point for this Advisory Firm

A 67-year-old advisor has an epiphany: A partner nearly 30 years younger is an asset, not a liability. (By Eleanor O'Sullivan)
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Care Options for Aging Clients and Their Adult Children

Annalee Kruger, founder of Care Right Inc., talks about the challenges of family caregiving and how to develop an aging plan.

When Marijuana Use Helps Older Adults

The medicinal value of cannabis is increasingly recognized, but those who want to use it safely need to be their own sheriff.

Why I Became a ‘Modern Elder’ and Why You Should, Too

An advisor learning to guide clients to the 100-year-life is eager to share his newly-acquired wisdom. (By Bradley Jenson)

Stranded by the Pandemic, He Had Only Travel Insurance. It Left Him With a $38,000 Bill.

Families can be liable for healthcare bills of elderly relatives visiting the U.S.

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EBRI Says Retirees Need to Save More for Healthcare

The increased savings required to cover rising healthcare costs hasn’t been this big in a decade.

Social Security Cheat Sheet

Financial advisor Devin Carroll has developed a "cheat sheet" for 2022 Social Security benefits. It is an easy reference for key provisions.

Higher Mortality, Lower Quality at PE-Owned Nursing Homes, Studies Say

Nursing homes owned by private equity firms and large chains have higher mortality rates and lower quality, according to recent research.

Keep Older Guests Safe During the Holidays  

Medical expert offers suggestions on how to reduce COVID-19 risks during this season's social gatherings.