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  • May 2: Your Money Matters - Stretching Your Retirement Savings

    May 2: Your Money Matters - Stretching Your Retirement Savings
    Dean Zayed 5 DON'Ts and DOs for helping Boomers (and your) retirement savings go the distance: DON'T take your Social Security at 62. For years, individuals have been accustomed to taking Social Security benefits at the earliest age of eligibility....
  • Report: Cutting Medicaid would hurt 285,000 Va. seniors, people with disabilities

    Report: Cutting Medicaid would hurt 285,000 Va. seniors, people with disabilities
    With some policy makers looking to cut Medicaid to close budget gaps, Families USA, a nonprofit that advocates for health care consumers, came out with a report showing the impact to Virginians. Cuts would hurt 285,000 seniors and people with disabilities...
  • Nursing Home Caretaker Accused of Stealing Credit Cards

    Nursing Home Caretaker Accused of Stealing Credit Cards
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A caretaker at a nursing home has been arrested for allegedly stealing residents' wallets and credit cards. 44-year-old Jaime Corpus was taken into custody on Thursday by detectives from the Santa Ana Police and Orange...
  • Finding '60s stock prices won't be an easy task

    Q: How do you find the market price (for IRS purposes) of stocks before they became worthless in the 1960s and had no transfer agent, since the companies issued their own stock? — G. H., Edgewater A: Nothing from the 1960s is really online....
  • Few seniors have long-term care insurance

    Few seniors have long-term care insurance
    People don't like to think about what will happen if they become too ill or infirm to manage on their own. Experts say that partly explains why sales of long-term-care insurance policies are so anemic; only about 10 percent of seniors have such coverage....
  • Making Alzheimer's patients comfortable

    Making Alzheimer's patients comfortable
    Until Bryan Le Blanc's 93-year-old mother died earlier this month, she had spent the last four years of her life in the Alzheimer's unit at Maryhaven Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in north suburban Glenview. Over the last two years, Le Blanc saw...
  • Scott wants to privatize veterans homes

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's $65.8 billion spending pitch to lawmakers includes privatizing veterans homes, mental health facilities and developmental disability centers, which the governor's budget staff has concluded will save $103.9 million....
  • Lawsuit shield for nursing homes gets stalled

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida Senate committee unexpectedly ran aground Monday on a bill that would give tighter lawsuit-protections to corporate owners in nursing-home┬ánegligence lawsuits. The bill, SB 1396, would place a $250,000 non-economic cap on...
  • Oklahoma woman fights to keep her therapy kangaroo

     
    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — An Oklahoma woman suffering from depression has found solace in the company of an unusual companion, but local city officials worry that the therapy pet -- a partially paralyzed kangaroo -- could become a public safety......
  • Search on for missing Alzheimer's patient in West Covina

     
    Police were searching Friday for an Alzheimer’s patient who went missing from his sister’s West Covina home. Eddy Mata, 78, disappeared some time before 7 a.m. Thursday from the house on the 1600 block of Rowland Avenue, near Azusa Avenue,.......
  • Modern senior living: homes of the future, worries of the present

     
    The future of senior living -- design, real estate pitfalls, technology -- is the subject of a Home section package in the Saturday print edition of The Times. Among the stories: Modern design: Retirement communities often rely on a traditional......