Family & Lifestyle / Senior Care

  • 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...

  • Multi-generational living at the crux of new Fannie Mae mortgage rules

      

    New mortgage rules mean that many families who previously couldn't qualify for a mortgage now may be able to do so. The new rules coming from Fannie Mae are part of what's known as the...

  • 3 apps that could save your life in an emergency!

      

    Have you ever been out walking late at night by yourself and felt unsafe? There's an app for that! Your personal connection to first responders With the Lifeline Response app, you're...

  • Elder care becoming easier and cheaper with new devices

      

    New technology is making it easier for families to take care of their elderly loved ones. It could also save their family money.

  • 7 senior scams and how to combat them

      

    Do you have aging family members or friends? According to a MetLife survey, crimes against the elderly skyrocketed in the last year. Seniors lost $3 billion to fraudsters through home repair...

  • Innovative preschool breathes life back into Seattle community

      

    It's back-to-school season and the students at one Seattle preschool are not only getting the chance to impact their community, but also learn a lot about life in a very...

  • Why to consider Long Term Care insurance

      

    The average nursing home resident spends tens of thousands every year for care. Long term care insurance is something everyone should consider.