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  • Tax time for retirees

    The Super Bowl is over and baseball season hasn't yet begun, so you know what that means -- it's tax time! Hold the groans, please. Maybe you thought your tax prep would get less complicated once you stopped working, but preparing taxes in retirement...
  • 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:...
  • TV Review: 'Getting On'

    File "Getting On" among unnecessary format deals, as well as among HBO's recent string of comedies with a too-narrow pitch. Adapted from a U.K. series, the laffer takes a look at a poorly run nursing home, as if the U.S. has no shortage of embarrassing...
  • Juanita S. Robinson, nurse

    Juanita S. Robinson, nurse
    Juanita S. Robinson, a retired registered nurse who enjoyed traveling, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 76. Juanita Saxton was born and raised in Norfolk, Va., where she graduated in 1955 from Booker T....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man beaten in December succumbs to injuries

    Man beaten in December succumbs to injuries
    For the past 10 months, Steven Wayne Pearson survived, his movements limited to squeezing a hand or blinking his eyes while bone-deep bedsores prompted his family to repeatedly move him from nursing home to hospital. The suffering ended Friday when...
  • Balto. Co. X-ray company accused of falsifying reports

    Balto. Co. X-ray company accused of falsifying reports
    An unqualified executive at an Owings Mills medical firm allegedly reviewed X-rays and other tests, potentially endangering patients, according to court documents filed by federal authorities. The allegations were laid out in the documents by the FBI,...
  • 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...
  • Chart: Medicare plans

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Company and Plan Name || 2014 Monthly Premium (medical and drugs) || Doctor, hospital co-payments || Your prescription drug co-payments ($0 to $2,850 of total drug costs) * || Your prescription drug co-payments ($2,850 to $6,455...
  • 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...