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20 Discounts for Veterans

Learn how retired military members and their families can save money with these special offers. Veterans deserve to be praised for their years of service to our country -- a selfless, admirable feat that should never go unnoticed. And not only on Veterans Day and Memorial Day. Businesses know this and... more

How to Get Paid for Being a Family Caregiver

Government programs, veterans programs and other resources are available to assist and potentially compensate family caregivers. When mom or dad gets older or gets sick, you want to do everything possible to care for them. But even with the best of intentions, being a family caregiver is extraordinarily hard work... more

What 'Succession' and Sumner Redstone can teach us about planning ahead for senior care

Many of us have read the titillating and tragic story of Sumner Redstone, the former executive chairman of Viacom, and the litigious financial power struggle that has embroiled his family. Redstone’s story was a key influence on the HBO hit series Succession, which involves a lot of money, a pugnacious media mogul... more

Supermarket Smiles: 91-Year-Old Veteran Brings Cheer to Shoppers

Archie Fagan began working at the New Jersey ShopRite in 1993. Most people typically retire in their 60s, but not 91-year-old Archie Fagan. The WWII veteran shows up to the ShopRite in Flemington, New Jersey, where he works 40 hours a week gleefully greeting shoppers as they enter the store... more

7 Ways to Support Senior Veterans

Show aging military veterans how much you care with these tips. Veterans pledged their loyalty to our country by serving in the military and fighting for America's freedom. Whether it's a family member, friend or complete stranger, senior veterans are especially in need of support as their health... more

Are You Caring for a Veteran?

If so, you should participate in a new study. Our friends at the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) are looking for family caregivers of veterans to interview as part of a new study that seeks to understand how we can better assist our service men and women. If you or... more

Veterans Benefit and Elder Care Costs

How aid and attendance can help you.Many veterans and their spouses are unaware of a benefit they are entitled to that could help them pay for care as they age, says Certified Elder Law Attorney Denise N. Yurkofsky. While the Aid and Attendance benefit is extremely helpful, there are... more