It's true that many Americans are ill-prepared for retirement, but the situation isn't as dire as some may think. About half of U.S. workers are actually on track to retire comfortably, according to research from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. What are they...

A new study suggests a possible role for caffeine treatment Alzheimer's disease (AD) treatment, by showing a link between caffeine and reductions in the beta amyloid plaque accumulation characteristic of Alzheimer's disease. The latest evidence linking beta amyloid protein to Alzheimer's disease and exploring the...

The 10th anniversary of the Terri Schiavo case might have you considering getting a living will. The Florida Legislature has created a suggested form of a Living Will (Florida Statutes Section 765.303) which you can download or print using the link below- Florida Living Will (download/print for ISSUU...

Could you have diabetes and not know it? Many in the Southern Tier are at risk of serious health complications from undiagnosed type 2 diabetes, joining the millions of Americans who are unaware of their debilitating — and potentially deadly — condition. To raise awareness for...

As senior housing providers seek ways to capitalize on Americans’ preferences to age in place, technology will become increasingly important in doing so — and could lead to significant cost savings for providers. In fact, more than two in three seniors prefer to use self-care technology...

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,...