Category Archives: Retirement

Are You a Woman Worried About Outliving Your Retirement Savings?

Many of us worry that we’ll come up short on retirement funds.  Whether you are planning now, or living with the lack of planning you should have done earlier, this article might be helpful. Source: Money & Career: If You’re a Woman Worried About Outliving Your Retirement Savings, This Advice is for You | Get Old

How to Prepare to Age Alone

A growing number of us have no kids, no spouse, and no logical caregiver.  Yet as always, our generation is rewriting the script, finding creative ways to age with dignity and support.  If you or someone you know is an “elder orphan”, this article could save you some sleepless nights! Source: No Spouse, No Kids, No Caregiver: How to Prepare to Age Alone | Wellness | US News

How to Prepare for The Three Stages of Life After 50

Well, it is a little late for me to prepare, but I really got some good insights out of this article.  What phase are you in? I think I’ll be buying this woman’s book. Source: How to Prepare for The Three Stages of Life After 50

How We Filled Our Empty Nest and Gained an International Family

Are you finding yourself thinking about those unused bedrooms in your house now that the kids are gone? Or are you missing the feeling of family around the dinner table?  This article describes one couple’s interesting solution, and may give you some ideas for your situation. Source: Family & Relationships: How We Filled Our Empty Nest and Gained an International Family | Get Old

Older Women Flunk Retirement Income Literacy Quiz

Now, here is a challenge! Once I quit sputtering, I found some useful info here.  Take a look!  Source: Older Women Flunk American College Retirement Income Literacy Quiz

Why People Don’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

Are you considering purchasing long-term care insurance?  Here are some issues to consider.  And, keep in mind that if Medicaid changes  affect nursing home  coverage, the picture just night darken dramatically.   Source: Why People Don’t Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

Scientists endorse these three strategies to delay dementia

“This is the first time experts convened by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have deemed scientific evidence strong enough to suggest that preventing dementia and age-related cognitive decline might be possible.”….  Read more!  Source: Scientists endorse these three strategies to delay dementia | PBS NewsHour