Online Buzz: Suggestions to Diminish Caregiver Expenses

Caregiving costs can add up fast. Don't miss out on tax breaks and other ways to save your money.

Online Buzz: Financial Advice for Widows

Grief from losing a spouse is magnified by uncertainty about legal and financial matters.

A Labor Day Salute to Senior Workers

More older Americans than ever are working past the traditional age of retirement. How are companies changing to meet their needs?

Budget Tips for the Sandwich Generation


More young adults than ever before live with their parents—who also might be providing support for elderly relatives.

Paying for In-Home Care

Home care helps millions of seniors remain safe and independent in their own homes. Most families pay for home care themselves, but they should be aware of all their options.

Online Buzz: Prepaid Debit Cards Protect Seniors

Older adults are at higher risk of fraud, but may balk at having someone else control their money. Here’s a look at a good compromise.

Hospital Observation Care Can Be Costly for Medicare Patients

Some seniors think Medicare made a mistake. Others are stunned when they find out that being in a hospital for days doesn't always mean they were actually admitted. Instead, they received observation care, considered by Medicare to be an outpatient service. The observation designation means they can have higher out-of-pocket expenses and fewer Medicare benefits.