Posts Tagged ‘AARP’

Government Sponsored Paid Time-off for Caregiving

November is National Family Caregivers Month to honor the heroic caregivers across America who take care of ill loved ones at home. This year’s theme is BeCareCurious. According to the AARP, more than 40 million voluntary family caregivers receive no pay, but provide about 37 billion dollars of free care. Nearly half of family caregivers…

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Diagnostic Screening Tests for Seniors

Diagnostic screening tests for seniors can find health issues in their early stages, while they still can be treated. Lives can be prolonged and saved by finding potentially dangerous health conditions before they become major life threatening problems. However, some kinds of diagnostic screening tests actually pose health risks and one has to weigh the…

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Seniors age 85 and Older are Going Back to Work

Seniors age 85 and older are going back to the work force. Reasons given are rising health costs and a shrinking income. Also, more and more seniors are filing for bankruptcy because of reduced incomes, a decline in pensions and soaring health costs. As Long as you Have your Health you can Go Back to…

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Tips to Prevent Holiday Heart Attacks

The AARP reports on a new analysis from Sweden published in the BMJ British Medical Journal that shows a dramatic rise in coronary heart attacks on Christmas Eve. In fact, there was a 37% higher risk to have a heart attack on Christmas Eve, especially around 10:00 pm, which is a few hours after eating…

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When it is Time to Think about Disability Insurance

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month (DIAM) Disability Insurance Awareness Month is to remind us to make sure we are financially covered for health problems that can lead  to disability and financial distress. Disability insurance is really income insurance. Most Disability is from Diseases No one ever wants to think about the possibility of suddenly…

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