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Inflation and Retirement: How to Protect Your Savings

“We did not invest all of Mom’s money in this product,” Ms. Cheng said. “We only invested a portion of her I.R.A. and her inherited I.R.A. We did this to […]




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Phony Diagnoses Hide High Rates of Drugging at Nursing Homes

The handwritten doctor’s order was just eight words long, but it solved a problem for Dundee Manor, a nursing home in rural South Carolina struggling to handle a new resident […]




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‘Grandfamily’ Housing Caters to Older Americans Raising Children

When Jackie Lynn’s niece gave birth to a baby who was addicted to heroin, Ms. Lynn sprang into action.She thought she had turned the page on parenting, after raising two […]




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Women and Social Security: How to Get the Biggest Check

As a single woman with no children, Karen Callahan is putting together the financial pieces that will protect her for a potentially long life on her own. A large piece […]




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She Bought a Truck on eBay, Then Forgot It. A Dementia Diagnosis Came Later.

“We went into the study thinking we might be able to see these financial indicators,” said Lauren Hersch Nicholas, a co-author of the study who is an associate professor of […]







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Biden Takes On Sagging Safety Net With Plan to Fix Long-Term Care

President Biden’s $400 billion proposal to improve long-term care for older adults and those with disabilities was received as either a long overdue expansion of the social safety net or […]




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China’s Retirement Home Industry is Plagued by Ponzi Schemes

“It may have been a scam from the beginning,” she added.Seniors in rural areas could be especially vulnerable. They often live alone because their children have moved to big cities […]




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Seniors Seeking Vaccines Have a Problem: They Can’t Use the Internet

Plenty of seniors do feel comfortable texting, tweeting and surfing the internet. But for those who do not, taking the time to learn a new skill often feels daunting, Mr. […]




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Who Will Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

After months of deliberation and debate, a panel of independent experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to decide on Tuesday which Americans it will recommend […]