Retirement

More registered nurses are delaying retirement, researchers say

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Despite "imminent retirement" of baby boomers, more registered nurses are working longer after age 50, researchers find.

Head of ALFA to step down

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Richard P. Grimes, the president and CEO of the Assisted Living Federation of America, has announced his retirement.

Rekindle a passion and make money

Rekindle a passion and make money

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Working in the senior care industry, I often encounter older adults and retirees who are looking for ways to stay active and engaged, plus make a difference in other people's lives. It's equally important to encourage the idea of aging with zest and purpose along by exercising the mind, body, and soul. Fortunately, there are a variety ways to achieve these goals as we age.

What about Social Security for the rest of us?

What about Social Security for the rest of us?

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It's an established fact that Social Security will be kaput by the time we need it, right? Things may not be as bad as many of us have led ourselves to believe.

Affluent seniors underestimate healthcare costs in retirement, survey finds

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Even affluent older Americans are worried about the high costs of healthcare as they approach retirement age, a new study reveals.

Why 401(k)s are bad for the future of long-term care

Why 401(k)s are bad for the future of long-term care

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We live in a world of unintended consequences. Consider a 1978 change in the tax code designed to let corporate executives supplement their pensions with extra cash.

Survey: Nurses report high sense of job security, low confidence in ability to retire

A majority of nurses are satisfied with their job security and finances, but worry about their retirement plans, according to a new survey.

Senators act to save retirement savings funds

Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) and Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY) announced legislation Wednesday that aims to protect Americans' retirement savings.

Retirees' long-term care risk management plans may not be realistic, actuaries find

Retirees' long-term care risk management plans may not be realistic, actuaries find

Planning for long-term care continues to be a major concern for many facing retirement, but their risk-management plans need some improvement, according to a new report from the Society of Actuaries.

Study ranks Americans' readiness for retirement

Who's ready for retirement? Try those living in Minneapolis, Raleigh-Durham, NC, and Nashville. Who's not? Denizens of Orlando, Indianapolis and Los Angeles.

Nursing home association looking for 'powerful' leader, as search to replace retiring CEO Yarwood heats up

Nursing home association looking for 'powerful' leader, as search to replace retiring CEO Yarwood heats up

The nation's largest nursing home organization is stepping up its efforts to find a new leader. A committee of about 15 people has been named to assist search firm Russell Reynolds Associates. Their goal is to find a suitable replacement for Bruce Yarwood, who will retire later this year as the president and CEO of the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living.

Retirees face average of $250,000 in medical bills during retirement

Married seniors planning to retire this year may face $250,000 in medical bill over the course of their retirement. That does not include long-term care or nursing home costs, according to a study by Fidelity Investments.

Study: Positive outlook, sociability decrease dementia risk

A life filled with a carefree attitude and social activity could help reduce the risk of developing dementia in old age, new research suggests.

Housing crisis hitting seniors, assisted living providers

Seniors who can't sell their homes due to the housing and financial crises are feeling trapped because they cannot afford to move into assisted living or retirement communities, according to a news report.

More U.S. seniors enjoying golden years south of border

A burgeoning market for assisted living and senior living facilities in Mexico is drawing retirement-age baby boomers, according to The Dallas Morning News.

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