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July 12, 2016

Interested in Accessing Your Social Security Account Online?

Social Security now offers online access to your personal information. The online account, "My Social Security," is where both active workers and retirees can see their earnings, their current benefits and their future benefits. The Social Security Administration started online ...

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July 12, 2016

Mother Still Knows Best When It Comes To Your Health

By Anthony Fischer All throughout your childhood your Mother told you to eat your vegetables, clean your plate and drink your water. The classic dinner time battle is one of the oldest stories in the book. But turns out all ...

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July 12, 2016

Strong Grandparent-Adult Grandchild Relationships Reduce Depression for Both

A new study indicates that grandparents and grandchildren have real, measurable effects on each other’s psychological well-being long into grandchildren’s adulthood. “We found that an emotionally close grandparent-adult grandchild relationship was associated with fewer symptoms of depression for both generations,” said Sara M. Moorman, ...

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July 12, 2016

Preventing Alzheimer’s

A recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine found that levels of blood sugar directly relate to risk for dementia. After investigating over 2,000 elderly individuals for an average of 6.8 years they discovered that even small elevations of ...

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July 12, 2016

Medicare Advantage Increases Popularity Despite Obamacare Cuts

Medicare Advantage continues to flourish despite Obamacare cuts By Chris Berry Amidst the dysfunction within the new Obamacare insurance marketplaces, one existing coverage program appears to be flourishing. One of the most severe and initial criticisms of President Obama’s health care law was ...

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July 12, 2016

How to Avoid Nursing Home Costs: Planning Ahead

The average annual cost for long-term care in Michigan last year was just under $88,000 for a semi-private room. For most retirees, that's a stifling figure that far surpasses their income. In the most recent 2010 census, average retiree income was reported at just ...

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July 12, 2016

Pat Summit Meets a diagnosis of Dementia Head-On

Iconic lady Volunteer coach Pat Summitt, 59, spoke with Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins -- who wrote a biography of Summitt and considers Summitt her best friend. Summitt learned of her diagnosis of Dementia (Early Onset Alzheimer’s) at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. She ...

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