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Get Up to Speed on the Government Shutdown (CNN, AARP, n4a) - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
The government shutdown and how it will affect Medicare, Social Security, Aging Nutrition programs, the Administration for Community Living and you. Read more from CNN. Read more from AARP. Click here for guidance from n4a. 

The 10 Best Things About Growing Old (Senior Living News and Trends) - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
It might surprise some, but numerous studies show that seniors are among the happiest groups of people, and they are significantly happier than their middle-aged counterparts. Why is that? Read more

Officials Detail Premium Costs of Health Plan (NYTimes) - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
People shopping for health insurance should consider more than just price, according to Consumer Advocates. Read more

Identifying the Components of Long-Term Care Satisfaction (The Huffington Post) - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
When money is not a primary focus, what are the most important elements to determine whether people are satisfied with the care they receive? Read more.
 

"Death Dinners" at Baby Boomers' Tables Take on Dying Taboo (Bloomberg) - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Over the past month, hundreds of Americans across the country have organized "death" dinners, designed to lift the taboo around talking about death in hopes of heading off conflicts over finances and medical care -- and avoiding unnecessary suffering at the end of life. Read more

The Federal Commission on Long Term Care Issues Final Report (ChicagoNow) - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
The Federal Commission on Long Term Care was created as part of last year's fiscal cliff deal and was tasked with advising Congress on how to reform Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS). Read more. For the official report, click here

How to Get Paid for Being a Family Caregiver (The Huffington Post) - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
If your mom is low-income and eligible for Medicaid, you may be able to get paid a small amount by the state, depending, of course, on which state you're living in. Read more

The Business of Home Care (The New York Times) - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Like other low-wage workers, such as those at fast-food franchises, many home-care workers live in poverty: 28 percent of personal care aides and 20 percent of home health aides in 2010. Read more

Recommendation No. 1 for a Secure Retirement (PBS Newshour) - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Few people planning for retirement (or their advisers) recognize all of the financial reasons why it is essential to live in an age-in-place home. And even fewer know what is meant by an age-in-place home. Read more.   

Tips to Fight Loneliness for Healthy Aging (Poughkeepsie Journal) - Friday, September 06, 2013
As the population continues to age, researchers are discovering changes in society are feeding widespread loneliness among senior citizens. Read more

How Technology Will Support an Aging America (U.S. News & World Report) - July 17, 2013 - Friday, September 06, 2013
Aging-in-place guru and a longtime technology veteran and analyst describes four aging-in-place technology categories that have emerged. Read more

Remodeling Two Story Homes for Elderly or Disabled (About Rotations & 101 Mobility) - 8/1/2013 - Friday, September 06, 2013
For remodeling tips from Certified Aging in Place Specialist Gordon Raney of 101 Mobility Dallas, click here

Missing, Wandering Alzheimer's Patients A Growing Concern (The Huffington Post) - 7/26/2013 - Friday, September 06, 2013
People with Alzheimer's who vanish without a trace constitute a rapidly growing crisis looming on the horizon for baby boomers and their loved ones. Read more

Sun City It’s Not - Upper West Side Retirement (The New York Times) - Monday, February 18, 2013
Many New Yorkers want to age in place and the result is: Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities or NORCs. read more ...

Cheer Up and Push Back: One Woman’s Fight Against Ageism (Associated Press) - Monday, February 18, 2013
Author of “This Chair Rocks” blog says most people are woefully misinformed about the aging process. read more ...
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