One of the benefits of the health care discussions of the last few years has been the integration of retirement planning with the need to make smart health-care choices. Besides the smartest health care decision that anyone can make — exercise and eat smart — the decision making process related to health care has become [Read More...]
The headlines of the recent Fidelity study are sobering: Fidelity® Estimates Couples Retiring In 2012 Will Need $240,000 To Pay Medical Expenses Throughout Retirement : Households Relying on Social Security Benefits to Cover These Costs Should Expect Medical Bills to Consume 61 Percent of their Social Security Payments by 2027 The good news is that [Read More...]
In my books and speaking engagements, I stress that the ability to live a longer and safer retirement can be summed up quite simply: a positive attitude towards life and a strong support structure around you will allow you to live longer. It’s always a wonderful thing to see this confirmed by recent news stories. [Read More...]
Dr. Lester Breslow was a wonderful researcher who not only went on to prove the link between healthy living and a long life, but his own life proved to be the best example to back up his research. Dr. Brelow died at his home in Los Angeles on Monday, April 9, 2012 at the age [Read More...]
There are many changes due to the progress of healthcare that we don’t like. Costs, claims, nasty doctors, etc. So it was with interest that I read this article about how hospitals are re-gearing their emergency rooms in a manner that makes them very conducive to the elderly. Rather than blinking lights and beeping machines, [Read More...]
I enjoy discovering new books and often find that the best reads are books written long ago and are better values that books sold today. The following “hints for health” are found in a book that is a very interesting read from the early 1900s called ‘Tramping and Camping’ by the Walking Woolfs. I’d explain [Read More...]
Dr. Stephen Post of Stony Brook University is a leader in the field of Alzheimer’s research and author of the best selling book, “The Hidden Gifts of Helping“. Please see the notice below and if you’re in the Ft. Lauderdale area during that time, I’d recommend that you see him! You can reserve tickets here.