My Economy: Caring for seniors through art

Mar 23, 2017
Many of the caregivers in nursing homes can't afford health insurance, Martha Rast says.
 
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Trying to outrun aging

Nov 18, 2014
Researchers are optimistic about recent efforts to delay the effects of aging and, perhaps, extend life spans.

People still use AOL. It's true.

Aug 13, 2014
AOL still has users. And they're getting a lot for their membership.

Aging prisoners bring healthcare cost headache

Jul 9, 2014
States cut costs of prison healthcare, but aging inmates could drive it back up.

Shared housing: A look at real-life 'Golden Girls'

Sep 6, 2013
"Golden Girls" may have ended, but the housing model in the TV sitcom -- of elderly women living together -- is gaining popularity.

How to talk about money with aging parents

Aug 16, 2013
Sorting out your financial relationship with your parents can be more crucial than you think.

Student debt: The burden on seniors

Jul 5, 2013
Most people think of student debt impacting folks in their 20s or 30s. But it's affecting older Americans as well.

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For elderly, falling down can be costly accident

May 17, 2013
When a senior citizen falls to the ground, the resulting injury can cost tens of thousands of dollars. So health care professionals are working to eliminate the risk of falling down.

Boomers: Think twice before you get divorced

Apr 19, 2013
A word of caution for elderly couples thinking about signing divorce papers.

More seniors pile on debt to help their family

Mar 25, 2013
Senior citizens are racking up debt to help out their family members -- and the younger generation is digging a hole themselves to give their parents a hand.