Re-posting a timely entry from the Social Security Administration...I think we all know someone fighting or surviving cancer... In 2016, more than a million people will be diagnosed with cancer around the world. This alarming statistic affects the young, the...
Timely re-post from the Social Security Administration as we approach Memorial Day... "Traditionally, on Memorial Day we honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. The unexpected loss of a service member is a difficult experience for the...
Are you ready to care for your aging parents? According to a recent poll, almost half of our population have taken no steps, and made no plans, to care for elderly parents or family members. Take notice...the time will arrive...
There are changes being implemented in the Medicare program. Medicare beneficiaries at higher income levels will feel the brunt of the cost change. For example, individuals with incomes above $85,000 (or more than $170,000 for married couples) will see the...
The holidays can be busy, hectic, fun, and exhausting. Caring for elderly parents can be difficult with all the holiday activity swirling around you. Now is the time to note the benefits of professional in-home care. Homecare staff can help...
Location: Hingham Council on Aging, 224 Central St., Hingham, MA 02043 Date: 11am - 2pm, Friday, November 6th, 2015. Event: "4th Annual...Informed Aging & Your Future” seminar will feature a panel of 8 elder specialists representing industries that cater to and...
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Personally, I know people who receive benefits through the Social Security disability insurance program, and the financial assistance is a great help in managing month to month. Thought I should re-post this...
On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, former Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary, Eric Shinseki, directed Veterans Health Administration (VHA) leadership to personally review their processes to ensure the VA is doing everything possible to schedule Veterans for their appointments. ...
Most people return from war, and with time and support from family and friends, readjust. But everyone is different. How do you know when things are going in the wrong direction, and when you or someone you care about...
For anyone who has known a returning wartime veteran in recent years, there is an awareness and great concern over the condition known as "post traumatic stress disorder". Veterans young and old, male and female, who are subjected...