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Older Americans Prepped for Economic Curveballs

Economic uncertainty has older adults nearing retirement decision time seeking the safer path: working full time a little longer and committing to part-time work in retirement.  While age 64 recently has been the average for full-time retirement, a new national survey of older adults reveals most people say they’ll be ready to retire somewhere between 66 and 70. 

MONEY

How Much Is Enough to Retire On?

“Wisdom of crowd” at odds with experts on how big your retirement nest egg should be.

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JOBS

Half of Americans Are Retiring Involuntarily

Flip a coin.  According to a new survey of older Americans, that’s the probability of whether it’ll be your decision—or someone else’s— about when it’s time to retire.  

TRAVEL

Top 10 Snowbirding Destinations

International destinations are rising in popularity.

AGE FRIENDLY CARE

Just One In Four Nursing Homes Gets A Top User-Rating on AgeFriendly.com

Diamonds in the rough exist, say families who place a high importance on staffing and leadership accountability.

JOBS

More Americans Say They’ll Work Longer

A new Age-Friendly Institute survey indicates Americans are planning to further push out retirement. On average, adults age 50+ who are still working say 68 is their target retirement age. 

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SOCIAL SECURITY

Will My Retirement Job Affect Social Security?

You can have your cake and eat it too when it comes to working in a retirement. In years past, Social Security laws discouraged older workers from staying on the job. But that’s no longer the case.

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TRAVEL

Do’s and Don’ts of Pet-Friendly Travel

More older adults are traveling with their pets, and it’s easy to understand why. A beloved pet can help reduce travel stress and provide companionship during long trips. For adults who travel with service animals or emotional support dogs, knowing how to plan a pet-friendly vacation can make the experience enjoyable and safe for everyone

AGE FRIENDLY CARE

How to Choose a Doctor You Can Talk To

Taking an active role in your health care puts the responsibility for good communication on both you and your doctor. This means asking questions if the doctor's explanations or instructions are unclear, bringing up problems even if the doctor doesn't ask, and letting the doctor know if you have concerns about a particular treatment or change in your daily life

AGE FRIENDLY CARE

What Is Home Care?

Home care can mean different things, and can be called by different names.  In-home care solutions vary by 1) type of care, 2) who provides it, and 3) who pays for it.  Typically, "Home Health Services" are publicly paid for, while "In-Home Care" refers to services that are privately-funded.

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