No, it's not Florida. If you could choose any place in America to retire, which locale would be best? Florida perhaps? Or somewhere with a lot of culture, like New York or San Francisco? Not according to one new report, which finds the best U.S. state...

There’s a growing retirement savings gap between workers with 401(k)s and those without. Overall the typical American worker is on track to replace about 58% of current pay through savings at retirement. That’s according to a new Lifetime Income Score study, by Empower Retirement, which calculated...

Joanne Smiley fills her calendar with dates she used to remember. Sometimes items on her grocery list, like smoked pork chops, just don’t sound familiar anymore. By now she knows what to do: She asks. “I’ve changed,” says Smiley, 62, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease...

Single people often think that Social Security claiming strategies aren't for them. But the truth is anyone under 70, including singles, can benefit from smart planning on when to take the money. In fact, the oft-discussed "file and suspend" strategy may be even better for singles. "When...

Former model and restaurateur B. Smith, who revealed last June that she had been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, urged senators on Wednesday to “make a difference” for the millions like her and approve more funding for research into the debilitating brain condition. Smith, 65,...

The Latino Leaders Summit on Diabetes took place Thursday to develop strategies for reducing diabetes rates amongst local Latinos. Almost 40 members of the community participated in the event, which was hosted by the William Sansum Diabetes Center. County Supervisor Salud Carbajal gave the welcome address. Many...

We all think it won’t happen in our family. We ignore the signs. We pretend like everything is OK when it is not. For one out of every three of us, we are facing loved ones with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. I’ll never forget when I...

A 91-year-old woman calls her doctor complaining that she feels dizzy. No, that's not the beginning of a joke. It's what actually happened to my mother last week when she woke up feeling "a little sick." And here's the punch line. She ends up at...

In a survey of more than 10,000 Americans, two of three seniors said they want access to healthcare services at home. Accenture, which conducted the survey, reports that although these elderly Americans want the technology in their homes, they are concerned that the current technology...

A lot can change in your financial life as you approach retirement—and taxes play a big role. Many Americans who are nearing retirement have a narrow window to take advantage of unique tax opportunities. Here are three tax-cutting moves to make before you embark on your...