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  • Lessons from the film 'Amour'

    The Academy Award-nominated movie “Amour” is sparking much-needed conversations about aging, illness of a longtime companion and dying with dignity. In the film, we follow an elderly French couple struggling with common end of life questions, like:...
  • Protecting yourself from the costs of long-term care

    There's no denying it: Most of us are going to need some form of long-term health care during our golden years. And costs of such care are rising. Genworth Financial recently released its long-term care Cost of Care Survey for 2013, and the results are...
  • 45% of Americans got a flu shot last year; CDC says we can do better

    45% of Americans got a flu shot last year; CDC says we can do better
    More than half of all kids in the United States were vaccinated against influenza during the 2012-13 flu season, along with more than four in 10 adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall, 45% of Americans over the age of...
  • Homeless veterans to fill beds at West L.A. veterans campus

    Homeless veterans to fill beds at West L.A. veterans campus
    Vacant beds at the Veterans Administration campus in West Los Angeles will be filled by homeless vets on state waiting lists for nursing home care, authorities said Thursday. The arrangement is part of stepped-up federal assistance, including expanded...
  • Hutchinson residents told to stay home because of flooding

    Hutchinson residents told to stay home because of flooding
    Many parts of Kansas are flooded this morning. In Hutchinson, residents are being asked to stay home.  Streets are flooded and it's not safe for people to be out.  Reno County Emergency Manager Bill Guy says since 2 a.m., about a dozen people were...
  • Retirement reconsidered

    When it comes to retirement, most Americans aged 45 and older say that peace of mind is seven times more important than accumulating wealth. According to a new survey from Merrill Lynch, people are reconsidering what retirement means and how they are...
  • Mailbag: Inheritance, long-term care and tapping retirement savings

    Every few months, I like to use this space to empty out the inbox and answer some reader questions. And just a reminder: If you have a financial question or a comment about a recent column, send it to askjill@jillonmoney.com. And if you would like to be a...
  • Greg Schwem: Age is nothing more than an intricate equation

    The child sat in the grocery cart, happily eating breakfast cereal as his mother transferred items onto the belt. I stood behind them, waiting to scan my purchases: a 12-pack of Diet Coke, coffee filters and a bottle of salad dressing. "How old is he?" I...
  • Virginia Health Services will open its first assisted living facility in Newport News

    Virginia Health Services will open its first assisted living facility in Newport News
    A new assisted living facility is taking shape on Warwick Boulevard in Newport News. By year's end, The Huntington at The Newport will complete a continuum of care offered by Virginia Health Services and its facilities in the region. VHS started with...
  • Swift Justice: Prescription drug prices, side-by-side property and living trusts

    Dear Jackie, My 70-year-old wife has been in the Alzheimer section of a nursing home for almost four years. I am the trustee of her money, and in checking invoices for her medicines, I discovered a drug that has been billed at a price of $61.99 for...
  • Justin Senior: Some Medicaid recipients must make choice soon

    Does Medicaid pay for your long-term care services? If so, this is important information you need to know. The way you receive long-term care services is changing soon. Your services will be provided by a managed care plan. The Agency wants to make sure...