skip to Main Content
An Aging Workforce Can Help Alleviate Labor Shortages

An Aging Workforce Can Help Alleviate Labor Shortages

While many older Americans want to work, the April 2020 unemployment rate for those 55 and older reached 13.6 percent. COVID-19 restrictions and associated layoffs account for some unemployment increases, but so does the lack of employment opportunities among older…

The Health Care Industry’s Push Into Your Privacy

The Health Care Industry’s Push Into Your Privacy

There is a battle for the healthcare market in the US between Amazon, Apple, and Google, and to a lesser extent, Microsoft and Facebook, which are all stepping up their efforts. Some of the businesses are underway, like storing medical…

Is Your Doctor No Longer Covered By Your Health Insurance?

Is Your Doctor No Longer Covered By Your Health Insurance?

Visiting the doctor involves more than just casual small talk. Often, you must explain your ailment quickly and succinctly, trust that your doctor has your best interests at heart and will keep your confidentiality; and make yourself vulnerable and talk…

Hackable Devices That Are in Everyday Use

Hackable Devices That Are in Everyday Use

Many seniors are taking advantage of the internet of things (IoT) thanks to embedded electronic devices, and these technologies have created many conveniences. It is becoming increasingly common for everyday items like refrigerators, thermostats, and doorbells to be internet-connected making…

Being There for a Loved One Who Is in a Nursing Home

Being There for a Loved One Who Is in a Nursing Home

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, advocating for your loved one in a nursing home has become more demanding and complicated. Both residents and staff in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are disproportionately affected by COVID-19 outbreaks.…

Beware of Widespread Genetic Testing Scams

Beware of Widespread Genetic Testing Scams

There is a widespread fraud scheme involving genetic testing sweeping the country prompting the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General to issue a national alert. The warning is for Medicare beneficiaries across the nation, and…

Retirement Planning Considerations for Gen Xers

Retirement Planning Considerations for Gen Xers

Retirement planning is becoming a more urgent matter for Gen Xers as they enter their 40s and 50s. There are many things to consider, including finances, investments, insurance policies, legal documents, living arrangements, and healthcare. It is advisable to make…

Back To Top