Loss of balance could signal underlying medical condition

Loss of balance could signal underlying medical condition

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My grandmother, who is 82, has no major health issues, but she’s become rather weak and frail…

Annuities that pay off for the sick

Annuities that pay off for the sick

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger Retirement Report The vast majority of seniors don’t have long-term-care insurance. For all but the wealthiest,…

New options for seniors to get care at home

New options for seniors to get care at home

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger Retirement Report As Americans age and the need for long-term care grows, the options for providing…

How stress affects seniors and how to manage it

How stress affects seniors and how to manage it

Harvard Health Letters We all experience a little stress from time to time. It’s not so hard to handle when…

Childless seniors need to build a safety net

Childless seniors need to build a safety net

By Susan B. Garland, Kiplinger Retirement Report Childless and divorced, Linda Wiesman, 67, is apprehensive about her future. With two…

Studies suggest doctors should cut back on some medications in seniors

Studies suggest doctors should cut back on some medications in seniors

Source: University of Michigan Medical School whatdoctorsknow.com Anyone who takes medicine to get their blood sugar or blood pressure down…

Fight back when drugs are denied

Fight back when drugs are denied

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report You make a routine trip to the pharmacy to fill a prescription. But the…