In late March, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Ranking Member Bob Casey (D-PA) and Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME) celebrated the U.S. Senate’s unanimous passage of the bipartisan Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (S. 1091), which would create a federal task force to support grandparents raising grandchildren as the opioid epidemic increases their numbers.
- Written by Steve Kardian Steve Kardian
Seniors may be statistically less likely to be victims of a violent crime than younger age groups, but the fallout of a violent crime against a senior can be much more devastating.
- Written by Victor M. Parachin Victor M. Parachin
Grieving is very hard. It taxes the entire person: body, mind, spirit, emotions.
- Written by Anna Yusim, M.D. Anna Yusim, M.D.
As a psychiatrist in Manhattan, it is not uncommon for me to see somebody who, after years of living a productive life, is dissatisfied upon entering late middle age and retirement.
- Written by Ray LeVitre, CFP Ray LeVitre, CFP
For many years, financial planners have espoused general formulas for determining the amount of income retirees will need.
- Written by Kathy McCoy, Ph.D. Kathy McCoy, Ph.D.
Estrangement hurts every day of the year. But the pain can be particularly intense during the holidays with empty places at the holiday table, a phone that doesn’t ring, and unanswered texts.
- Written by Davis Park Davis Park
As we increasingly depend on an interconnected world, we also have a responsibility to practice safe internet behaviors every day of the year.
- Written by California Association of Orthodontists California Association of Orthodontists
Getting on social media isn’t the only way older people are keeping up with the younger generation — doctors are reporting a recent rise in the number of older patients looking into cosmetic procedures, many of them in their 90s.