The Epidemic of Americans Retiring Poor

The Epidemic of Americans Retiring Poor

Well managed money brings with it a freedom of lifestyle in retirement. Sadly, reports say that less than 5 percent of Americans will be financially free by the age of 65. Changes in the U.S. economy coupled with increased health care costs and lack of personal...
Elderly Falling and Immobility on the Rise

Elderly Falling and Immobility on the Rise

There is an entire senior industry built around preventative measures and responses to protect older people from falling, and with good reason. According to the National Council on Aging Falls Prevention Facts, “falls remain the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal...
These Everyday Devices Can Be Hacked

These Everyday Devices Can Be Hacked

The internet of things (IoT) is responsible for many conveniences via embedded electronic devices, and many seniors are making use of these technologies. It is becoming increasingly common for everyday items like refrigerators, thermostats, and doorbells to be...
Researchers Find Bacteria Behind Many New Diseases

Researchers Find Bacteria Behind Many New Diseases

Health experts have been advising people for years about unhealthy habits being the cause of “lifestyle” diseases that are increasing across the US. These lifestyle diseases become more common with age and include heart disease, type 2 diabetes, some...
Google May Have a New Use for Your Health Records

Google May Have a New Use for Your Health Records

When Google Inc became a publicly-traded company in 2004, its founders wrote a letter that said, in part, Google and its employees are “committed to significantly improving the lives of as many people as possible.” Google is famously known for its search...
Some Genetic Testing May Be Bogus

Some Genetic Testing May Be Bogus

An alert has been issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General about a fraud scheme that involves genetic testing. The warning is for Medicare beneficiaries across the nation, and the federal government is working with law...