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9 Things Seniors Didn’t Know They Could Get for Free (or Discounted)

There’s no better time than the present for seniors to find ways to stretch their retirement dollars. Here are some discounts and free things to help …

Time to catch the life extension wave?

The longevity economy may be a $15 trillion goldmine, according to <b>this article in Forbes</b><b>.</b> It’s by Andy Sieg, managing director of Bank of America …

Long-Term Care

Long-Term-Care Insurance Isn’t Dead. It’s Now an Estate-Planning Tool

Hybrid policies, aimed at affluent Americans, offer long-term-care benefits along with potential death benefits<p>Last year, after finishing with college tuition for their three children, Jessica Galligan Goldsmith and her husband, James, treated themselves to something she had long wanted: …

Long-Term Care

3 Key Concepts That Will Make You A Better Person And Entrepreneur

Always make your future bigger than your past<p>Dan Sullivan is the founder of Strategic Coach, which is arguably the #1 coaching program for entrepreneurs in the world. He wrote a really great book called, THE LAWS OF LIFETIME GROWTH.<p>In this article, I'm going to focus on three of those laws. But …

A daily ritual that will help you de-stress (in just 5 minutes)

Wellness<p>Process your thoughts, diffuse stress and find an optimistic perspective in just a few minutes.<p>For many, stress is an accepted part of daily life, whether it’s triggered by a mile-long to-do list at work, a schedule packed full of family commitments or the stream of never-ending bills in …

Mindfulness

Paying for Care

Many older adults and caregivers worry about the cost of medical care. These expenses can use up a significant part of monthly income, even for …

Retirement

3 countries that are better for older workers than the U.S.

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Have you ever heard the term “super-aged country?” I hadn’t until I read the …

No death and an enhanced life: Is the future transhuman?

The aims of the transhumanist movement are summed up by Mark O’Connell in his book <i>To Be a Machine,</i> which last week won the Wellcome Book prize. “It is their belief that we can and should eradicate ageing as a cause of death; that we can and should use technology to augment our bodies and our minds; …

Carbon Fiber

Coffee, anyone?

Coffee, a former “no-no,” may turn out to be good for us after all. See this article in Prevention:<p><b>5 Reasons It's Totally Okay That You Can't Live</b> …

Which costs more? Assisted living or luxury living on a cruise ship?

See this eye-opening article by Christy Bieber in The Motley Fool:<p><b>Is Cruise Ship Living a Cheaper Option for Seniors Than Assisted Living?</b><i><br>During</i> …

Is the Secret to Significantly Longer Life Hidden in Our Cells?

Once upon a time, a powerful Sumerian king named Gilgamesh went on a quest, as such characters often do in these stories of myth and legend. …

What Will Senior Housing Look Like in 2028?

(This article appeared previously on the website of A Place for Mom, Inc.) The first of the boomers — the population born between 1946 and 1964 — …

Artificial intelligence is helping to transform the way elderly people are cared for

Thanks to improvements and advances in health care, many people around the world are living longer. While this is undoubtedly good thing, it …

How Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year from America’s Elderly

Marjorie Jones trusted the man who called to tell her she’d won a sweepstakes prize, saying she could collect the winnings once she paid the taxes …

Union Bank

We’re finally understanding why exercise is great for your heart

Another reason you should make yourself a frequent gym visitor<p>We’ve all been told that exercise is good for us. It reduces stress, keeps our muscles and bones healthy, and makes our hearts stronger. But the <i>exact</i> cardiovascular benefits are less clear. A big question has always been whether the …

Is Cruise ship living a cheaper option for seniors than assisted living?

During retirement, there may come a time when maintaining your current household just becomes too difficult. When the yard work and housecleaning become too much, or when you begin to struggle to get meals on the table, the obvious option many seniors consider: assisted living.<p>Unfortunately, …

Retirement

Researchers have discovered 5 simple factors that have been linked to living about a decade longer

The road to a long life is littered with hype. There are the usual suspects, like pricey pills and supplements, as well as the peculiar, such as infusions of blood from young mice or standing-room chambers pumped with sub-zero temperatures.<p>And then there's science.<p>As is frequently the case, the …

Holistic Medicine

Americans Are A Lonely Lot, And Young People Bear The Heaviest Burden

Loneliness isn't just a fleeting feeling, leaving us sad for a few hours to a few days. Research in recent years suggests that for many people, loneliness is more like a chronic ache, affecting their daily lives and sense of well-being.<p>Now a nationwide survey by the health insurer Cigna underscores …

Loneliness

Young Americans are the loneliest, surprising study from Cigna shows

Young people are far more likely than senior citizens to report being lonely and in poor health, a surprising survey of 20,000 Americans released Tuesday shows.<p>The overall national loneliness score was alarmingly high at 44 on a 20-to-80 scale, but the prevalence of social isolation among those …

Psychology

At Last! A Vitamin That Can Make Your Blood Vessels Younger

Could an aid in fighting heart disease be waiting on the shelves on your local grocery store?<p>Heart disease in all its forms continues to be the top …

The virtual human is here -- how much are you willing to share about yourself with the world?

We are on the verge of another revolution in health care: deeply personalized medicine. It’s the next computerized step in tailoring medical treatments and medical drugs to your specific body, your very unique anatomy, the specific ways your body works and doesn’t, and your path to live your life …

Personal Data

Genetic roadmap to building an entire organism from a single cell

In three landmark studies,researchers report how they have systematically profiled every cell in developing zebrafish and frog embryos to establish a …

The mere anticipation of losing your job might be enough to cause health problems:

The stresses of job loss might be an old story, but American workers also have to deal with other complicating factors that could exacerbate their …

These 5 healthy habits could help you live a decade longer, study suggests

<b>(CNN) —</b> Want to prolong your life expectancy by more than a decade? A new study suggests that you can do just that by following these five healthy habits: never smoke, maintain a healthy body-mass index, keep up moderate to vigorous exercise, don't drink too much alcohol, and eat a healthy …

Health Care

Scientists Get Their First Look at the Enzyme That Could Help Battle Aging

The enzyme holds clues to a possible cure for aging or potential cancer therapies.<p>Nothing in your body lasts forever. Every single cell in your body will die eventually, and eventually you’ll run out of replacements. When that happens, various parts of your body will stop working correctly, and at …

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

Want to Be Healthy? Make Sure to Do These 7 Things. (Most People Don't)

Do you want to live a healthy lifestyle? The answer is probably yes--we all want to be alive and active and feel as well as we can for as long as possible. But what are you actually doing to be healthy? Chances are, like most Americans, your answer to that question is all about what you eat and …

Wellness

U.S. Health Care Ranked Worst in the Developed World

The U.S. health care system has been subject to heated debate over the past decade, but one thing that has remained consistent is the level of …

A doctor’s office that charges $150 a month and doesn’t take insurance just raised millions to make it the future of medicine

Entering Parsley Health's offices in New York's Union Square area, you might not feel as if you're headed to the doctor.<p>The practice, housed in a WeWork building, has the feel of the startup space complete with succulents and a kitchen. The first clue you're in a medical practice comes from a room …