Doctors and other medical workers are among the first to notice signs of elder abuse and fraud, according to a recent survey. Another reason to listen to the doctor.
Average life-expectancies are creeping upward. To prevent having more life than money, you need to think differently about your retirement years, experts say.
There are no guarantees, of course, but there are ways to get help with basic tasks and to make accidents less likely.
It can be tough for divorced and widowed seniors to afford and maintain their own places. Real-life 'Golden Girls' scenarios are playing out all across the country.
You've heard this before: No one on his or her deathbed ever said, 'I wish I had spent more time at the office.' Here are the other things you'll likely regret.
Senior citizens are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population filing for bankruptcy, according to one study. And the debt troubles don't stop there.
Patients and their families need to be on extra vigilant to make sure personal data is safe from scammers and medical identity thieves.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.