Top News for February 2017

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Top Reads from Around the Web

Each day from current news feeds and research taken from social media streams, I post the top stories to give you in-depth look into aging and senior care. This news feed will help you save time and effort when seeking top reads, studies, and articles that help you age with dignity, live independently and safely, and the ones that significantly impact your health.

Advocacy

Age Tax Is Unfair and Unaffordable

What are your views on aging?

Serving Seniors in Need

Make the Country Better for Seniors

We're building a movement to protect Medicare

Alzheimer's Disease

When Your Senior Loved One Needs Eating Assistance

Counteracting Sundowning Impacts

5 Types of Medication Used to Treat Difficult Dementia Behaviors

Healthy Aging

7 Simple Food Swaps for 2017

5 Things Your Teeth May Be Saying About Your Health

70? 4 Tests to Avoid

How to Choose the Safest Over-the-Counter Painkiller for Seniors

How fast are Boomers Aging?

Never Be Invisible Again! 3 Secrets to Being Seen After 60

How to Prevent, Detect, & Treat Dehydration in Aging Adults

End of Life

11 Unusual Wills, Burial Requests, And Final Wishes

Prepare for Pre-end of Life

The Most Common Regret People Have At The End Of Life + How To Avoid It

Exercise

Basic Exercises Help Older Adults Improve Strength & Balance

Benefits of Exercise: Now, Next Week, Next Month

The importance of maintaining a healthy heart as you age

10 Easy Hand Exercises To Keep Your Hands Loose And Pain-Free

Exercise Safety

Fall Prevention

Why Older People Fall & How to Reduce Fall Risk

The No. 1 Hidden Health Hazard in Your Home

Family Caregiving

Companies Cutting Back On Caregiver Benefits

How can caregivers avoid isolation & loneliness?

How a New Discovery Made Caregiving Beautiful

7 Ways to Make Your Caregiver Life Better

DOs and DONTs When Visiting Mom and Dad at the Long Term Care Facility

Will parents stay at home, or move?

Finding Solutions to the Growing Caregiver Crisis

For Elderly Needing Home Medical Care, Are Nurse Practitioners the Answer?

Legal documents and health care decisions

Choosing a Health Care Proxy When You're Alone

How to Protect Against an Abusive Guardianship

State-by-State Digital Estate Planning Laws

Q and A with Kerry R. Peck discussing Estate Planning

Living alone

Older people living alone

Can being social help you stay healthy?

Can you afford to age in your home?

How Shared Housing Can Help Counter Social Isolation Among Seniors

When Friends Become Caregivers

7 Best Winter Vacations for Solo Boomers

Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare's Cruel Paradox: It Is A Costly Subsidy For Seniors, But They Can't Live Without It

The New Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) Will Impact Medicare Beneficiaries

Why I'm Frightened About Aging In America

Is the Medicaid Expansion Helping the Wrong People?

The Real Cost of Health Care in Retirement

Mental Health

Optimism associated with a decreased fall risk

Discover ways to help improve and maintain brain health

4 Ways to Overcome Self-Defeating Thoughts

Scams

Current scams affecting seniors

Watch out for tax identity

The truth about the 'Can you hear me?' scam

Scholarship

Aging matters scholarship

Scholarships for family caregivers

Senior Living

Aging America: The U.S. Cities Going Gray the Fastest

The Need for Collaborative Local Assistance

Green Retirement Communities Are Sprouting

Your Neighborhood Affects How You Age

Where do the oldest Americans live?

Preparing for the silver tsunami? Japan is already there

Senior Retirement Resources

Ultimate list of senior resources

The Need for Collaborative Local Assistance

Eldercare.gov Locator offers basic information about Facebook, email, texting, YouTube, Twitter, Skype

Deductions and Credits for 2016 Taxes

The Best Guidance from the SeniorCare.com Aging Experts in 2016

Here's How You Could Save $2,017 in 2017

5 Tips for the Disorganized Taxpayer

How States Can Utilize the Saver's Tax Credit to Boost Retirement Savings

SNAP! Boosting benefits beats paternalism and promotes long-term health

7 Worst Mistakes You Can Make on Your Tax Return

How to retire on Social Security alone

Technology

Never too Old to Learn

5 Benefits of Social Media for Seniors - Let's Help Them Get Online!

Work

Great Tool to Find a More Satisfying Career

More older Americans are working

Relaunch Your Career

10 Top Jobs Employers Have a Hard Time Filling

This is the type of intelligence that makes older workers valuable



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