Baby boomers, who railed against parental authority in their youth, are increasingly turning to their parents for help with financial problems in their older years. Read the full article at CBS MoneyWatch.
About one-quarter of older adults would not want to receive clot-busting medication for a stroke if they arrived at the hospital unable to make the decision themselves, a new survey found. Read the full article at Reuters.
Middle-aged Americans most concerned about retirement says Gallup poll. Read the full article at Gallup.
With age comes risk of serious injury or death related to falling down. In the next three decades, the number of Americans over 65 will double. Many want to live at home indefinitely. One man has a solution. Read the full article at The Atlantic.
There’s only one thing you need to do if you want to be happy during your retirement years. Plan for it. Yep, that’s it. Plan for your retirement, and you’ll be happier. Read the full article by Center on Longevity Research Scholar Steve Vernon at CBS MoneyWatch.
The typical financial adviser serves about 160 households, according to PriceMetrix , a financial-practice management firm. These are men and women, with children and pets, working to pay their bills, plan for retirement, fund college and meet every other financial obligation of a modern family. And many of them are making the same mistakes. Read […]
Going without a spending plan and choosing the wrong investments will hurt your retirement income. Read the full article at U.S. News and World Report.
Exercise not only appears to keep skin younger, it may also even reverse skin aging in people who start exercising late in life, according to surprising new research. Read the full article at The New York Times.
Is 24 the new 50? A new study suggests that cognitive decline begins earlier than we think. The study of more than 3,300 volunteers tracked the relationship between age and the speed at which people make decisions and shift between tasks. Read the full article at Time.
Research conducted by Stanford social psychologist and Center on Longevity faculty affiliate Jennifer Aaker explores the concept of maximizing happiness, and finds that pursuing concrete “giving” goals rather than abstract ones leads to greater satisfaction. Read the full article at Stanford Report.