In Race for Medicare Dollars, Nursing Home Care May Lag

Promises of “decadent” hot baths on demand, putting greens and gurgling waterfalls to calm the mind: These luxurious touches rarely conjure images of a stay in a nursing home. But in a cutthroat race for Medicare dollars, nursing homes are turning to amenities like those to lure patients who are leaving a hospital and need […]

Valuing Social Security Benefits As An Asset On The Household Balance Sheet

As a guaranteed income stream that cannot otherwise be liquidated or reinvested, most retirees don’t think of their Social Security benefits as an asset. Nonetheless, its value actually can be calculated, given known payments and reasonable assumptions regarding interest/growth rates and life expectancy. – Kitches Read the full article here.

Losing a job is always terrible. For workers over 50, it’s worse

The unemployment rate among workers over 55 is 4.1 percent, compared with 5.7 percent for the population overall, and labor force participation among older workers has been rising since the early 1990s. That’s arguably a better position to be in than that of a young person whose earnings potential has been forever damaged by starting […]

Florida Conference on Aging 2015

Happening from August 10th-12th, 2015. Find all the Details Here • Over 70% of attendees work for agencies that provide direct services to older adults. • Administrators account for 49% of attendees. • The Exhibition Hall was visited by 97% of all attendees in 2014. • The 2014 Conference evaluations reflect that 95% of attendees […]