Family & Lifestyle / Senior Care

  • Cheapest and easiest ways to do a will

      

    By now we've all heard that Prince died without a will, which means his family has appealed to the Minnesota state courts to figure out who will get to inherit what from his multi-million...

  • 96-year-old hates "retirement," becomes body builder and runner

      

    While so many of us dream of the day we can walk away from work, "retirement" is a four-letter word to 96-year-old Charles Eugster. Eugster is a former English dentist who has been...

  • Protect your aging family from the “reload” scam

      

    Senior citizens are most susceptible to being ripped off, and this nasty scam is emptying their bank accounts. Help keep them safe.

  • Backyard 'granny pods': A new high-tech alternative to nursing homes

      

    So long, retirement homes. Some elderly parents are opting to live in their children's backyard in a high-tech "granny pod" instead.  Read more: 5 scary facts about nursing...

  • 7 tips for older women who are working past retirement age

      

    We hear a lot about the graying of America and the growth of our aging population. But many Baby Boomers who reach retirement age aren't blissfully living out their golden years in some posh...

  • Top 10 best (and worst) states for retirees

      

    When it comes to retirement, you want to live in a place where you'll enjoy a great quality of life and where your money will stretch the furthest. BankRate.com has crunched the numbers...

  • 4 cheap senior medical alert systems

      

    The "Great Graying" of American society that we hear so much about is already happening. By 2060, there will be about 98 million seniors, which is more than twice the senior headcount in...

  • Long Term Care Insurance Honor Roll

      

    Long term care insurance is a smart decision for many people. It helps pay for long-term nursing home care or for health care assistance in your home when you get older. But far too few people...

  • Silver Mother: A multipurpose monitoring solution that lets you age in place

      

    Clark and his producer Kim are at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. Kim has been walking the expo discovering all kinds of neat gadgets. Here's a sneak peek at what...

  • Quell uses smart tech to offer drug-free relief of chronic pain

      

    Are you among the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain? Quell is a new wearable device that can hack your central nervous system to turn off the repeat pain signals being sent to...

  • When's the best time to take Social Security? Here's how to find out...

      

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a new calculator to help you determine the optimal time to start taking Social Security. Read more: How to get the maximum Social Security...

  • 3 simple money moves to make in 2016

      

    As we prepare to welcome 2016, it's a great time to do a look-see ahead and make sure your finances are in order. Have you done these things yet? Shop for level-term life...

  • Hasbro creates robotic ‘Companion Pets’ for seniors

      

    Owning a pet can have many health benefits, but for seniors, the responsibilities of taking care of a pet may be too great. Toy company Hasbro thinks it has the answer: Lifelike, robotic...

  • 5 Social Security tips for couples

      

    When deciding how you and your spouse should approach Social Security retirement benefits, there are a lot of approaches to consider. Unfortunately, many of them can result in you getting...

  • 4 money tips for parents who have to care for their parents

      

    Taking care of two generations -- your parents and your children -- can mean major life changes for young families. Forty-seven percent of adults in their 40s and 50s have a parent aged 65+ and...