Greg DaughertyHealth Writer
Greg Daugherty is an award-winning writer and editor specializing in retirement topics. He has served as editor-in-chief of Reader’s Digest New Choices retirement magazine, executive editor of Consumer Reports, where he wrote a popular column about preparing for retirement, and senior editor at Money. His work has appeared in Money, Smithsonian, Parade, The New York Times, and NextAve.org, among others.
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Having a devoted family caregiver can be invaluable for the person who needs help. But for the caregivers themselves there are benefits—and burdens.
People age 50 to 64 who put off going to the dentist were more likely to have dental problems later on. Some of that reason was cost. Here’s where to find help.
While the federal Medicare program picks up a lot of the heath-care tab for Americans over 65, it doesn’t cover everything.
One of the things a lot of us worry about is how long our parents will be able to take care of themselves — not just physically but financially.
While a nursing home stay may be nothing to look forward to, it is rarely as expensive as many of us fear, according to a new report.
New research suggests that how active you simply think you are, compared with other people your age, can make a big difference in your health.
Positive thinking may not be a cure-all, or even a cure-anything, but when it comes to the health effects of aging, it has its pluses.
People who scored higher on a test for financial literacy were less likely to report feeling anxious about what their retirement years had in store for them.
If you’re contemplating retirement in the coming years, now’s a good time to start planning for your transition. Here are four positive steps to consider.
A sense of purpose is a good thing to have at any stage of life. But as you approach retirement age it can be especially important.