News on Aging & Financial Health

Recent News Stories

Winter weather has millions trying to stay warm and vaccine providers worrying about shipping delays

Feb 17, 2021 - A majority of the country is currently affected by unprecedented winter storms that have especially affected vulnerable populations.

Seniors: Your Life Insurance Could Be a Source of Income

Feb 10, 2021 - The pandemic has caused many to re-evaluate their financial positions as well as end-of-life decisions.

Massive study shows people with dementia are twice as likely to catch COVID-19

Feb 09, 2021 - A recent study shows that people living with dementia are at a significantly higher risk to contract COVID-19 than those without, even after other lifestyle influences are adjusted for.

Romance Scammer Turns Woman Into Unwitting 'Money Mule'

Feb 01, 2021 - Older women are being used as "money mules", people who unknowingly launder money through their personal accounts, by manipulative thieves posing as romantic suitors.

Marketing Company Agrees To Pay $150 Million For Facilitating Elder Fraud Schemes

Jan 27, 2021 - One of the largest marketing companies in the world has resolved a criminal charge related to selling consumer information resulting in elder fraud.

Monthly Social Security Checks Would Be $380 Higher If COLAs Reflected Reality for Seniors

Jan 22, 2021 - Social Security's 2021 cost of living adjustment is not keeping pace with the soaring cost of living for seniors.