Bloomberg’s Michael McKee examines the issues of stagnant wages and an aging labor force around the world in a preview of today’s conversation with former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan. See video at Bloomberg.
Baby boomers closing in on the traditional retirement years often seek purpose and a paycheck in a second career, also known as an encore experience, next chapter or unretirement. Whatever the term, nonprofit work — focused on addressing society’s pressing needs and promoting arts and culture — has a particular allure for many in this […]
A cure for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a condition marked by progressive, debilitating cognitive decline that affects more than million Americans, is the holy grail in disease research. One expert, Dr. Dale Bredesen, a professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and a professor at the Easton Laboratories for Neurodegenerative Disease Research at UCLA, […]
“Of all the things we as physicians can recommend for health, few provide as much benefit as physical activity.” Read the full article at The New York Times.
Are older workers finally getting the message about the advantages of a delay strategy? The answer might be “yes,” according to a recent report from the Stanford Center on Longevity. SCL’s Sightlines report includes comprehensive measures of the actions that Americans of all ages are taking that help boost their chances of living long and […]
Going to church may lower the risk for premature death, a new study suggests. Researchers used data from a long-term study of 75,534 women that tracked their health and lifestyle, including their attendance at religious services, over 16 years through 2012. The report is in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read the full article at The New […]
In a nation with widespread gun ownership and an aging population, firearm removal has been added to the burdens of caring for older relatives — alongside seizing the car keys and taking away the checkbook. Read the full article at The New York Times.
In middle age, black Americans are four times more likely to die of stroke than whites, a U.S. study suggests. But the reason doesn’t appear to be differences in care after a stroke. Instead, it’s because African-Americans have more strokes at age 45 and throughout middle age, the study found. Read the full article at […]
We used to size up a person by counting his children. Now we count Rolex watches, six-pack abs and Instagram followers. The Center for Disease Control recently reported that Americans gave birth to about 10,000 fewer babies in 2015 than in 2014. Go to an airport departure gate and count how many people pre-board because […]
A retirement expert addresses questions often asked about retirement finances Read the full article at The Wall Street Journal.