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The Easy Way to Beat the High Cost of Health Care in Retirement

Out-of-pocket healthcare costs may total $318,000 in your retirement, new research shows. This expense is most peoples' biggest worry. But it needn't …

Ageing Isn’t Inevitable, Which Means We Can Manipulate It To Make Us Live Longer

When I was younger, about ten years old, I realised that everyone ages and dies. And I thought well why should that be? Can't we do something about it? I then thought I'd do it. I'll study ageing and figure it out, and I'll find a solution so people don't have to age and die. And that's what I do …

Joan Lunden On Challenges, Grief and Caregiving

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Sherri Snelling<p>When she stepped onto the stage at a recent AARP convention, Joan Lunden looked as sunny and radiant as she always has. Famous as the 17-year co-host on Good Morning America in the ‘80s and ‘90s, Lunden later transformed into a healthy living guru and …

Cancer

The Rich Live Longer: So How Much Money 'Buys' 1 More Year of Life?

Climbing America's income ladder today is truly a game of life and delayed death—and thousands of dollars are separating the rungs.<p>Richer people live longer lives.<p>It's true for both men and women. It's true at virtually every income level. And it was the backbone of one of the most striking charts …

Save A Small Fortune By Forming Your Own Retirement Village

There is no place like home for Victor King McElheny, a visiting scholar at MIT’s School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, and former director of the M.I.T Science Writing Program. At 70 years of age, he knew damned well that he didn’t want to go into any assisted living facility, group housing …

Retirement

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Does Insurance Cover Alzheimer's Care?

Private and government insurance programs may pay for some of the costs.<p><i>EDITOR'S NOTE: A version of this article was originally published in the</i> …

Christine Khemis of ACSIA Partners LLC Offers “Decision Funnel” for Quick and Easy Long-Term Care Choices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<p><b>Contact:</b> <br>Christine Schuster Khemis, MBA, CLTC<br>ACSIA Partners LLC<br>Christine.Khemis@acsiapartners.com<br>206-605-9184<p>Snohomish, WA May …

Why you don't have to have wealth to be a philanthropist

Cheryl Chapman, director of City Philanthropy, explains on City Giving Day why you shouldn't just chase the super rich<p>• Why entrepreneurs like Bill Gates become philanthropists • Five ways charities can engage long-term donors • Philanthropy is dead, we needs commercial principles<p>Amid what is …

Philanthropy

'I just love it!' Meet 15 senior athletes who will blow your mind

Senior citizens? Retirees? Elders? Oh, no-no-no. Here’s a better label for these folks: fierce athletes.<p>Meet 15 of the more than 11,000 expected participants in the National Senior Games, also known as the “Senior Olympics,” due to kick off in Minnesota one year from now on July 3, 2015. The …

Retirement

The Bunkie Prefab Multi-Use Retreat

You guys, remember when Bunkie was just a dream? Well, a concept, at least. Architecture design firm BLDG Workshop and 608 Design have been hard at …

Architecture

Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits

Long-Term Care Insurance for Employers<p><b>What Does Caregiving Cost Your Employees & Your Company?</b><p><i>"Employers bear caregiving related financial costs</i> …