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September 4, 2017
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Why You Need the Shingles, Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines: The diseases can be a serious threat to older adults' health. Next Avenue, Aug. 31.

Sleepless Nights Do No Favors for Your Heart: Poor sleep won't simply leave you bleary-eyed. It's also linked with stroke and reduced blood supply to the heart. HealthDay, Aug. 30.

Could You Have Sleep Apnea? There's no shortage of jokes about people who snore, but the serious snoring of sleep apnea is no laughing matter. HealthDay, Aug. 30.  
6 Ways to Save Money on Your Diabetes Medications: To slash costs, consider generics, know your insurance plan's formulary and check online for discounts. US News and World Report, Aug. 29.  
7 Ways to Step Up Your Self-Care as You Age: Try these things for a healthier mind and body - and to just feel good. Next Avenue, Aug. 28.
Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer: A milestone finding for researchers, the connection of inflammatory responses to such illnesses could open the door to new treatments. The New York Times, Aug. 27.   
Soul Purpose: Seniors With Strong Reasons To Live Often Live Stronger: After making it through the maelstrom of middle age, many adults find themselves approaching older age wondering "what will give purpose to my life?" Kaiser Health News, Aug. 31.
Retiring Soon? Here Are 4 Money Moves to Make Now: Are you getting ready to retire? Here are a few key money moves to make before you pull the plug on your career. The Motley Fool, Sept. 2.    
Hurricane Harvey Victims Eligible for Emergency Retirement Withdrawals: Here's how your 401(k), IRA and Social Security can help you pay for storm-related costs. US News and World Report, Sept. 1.  
Reverse Mortgages Will Soon Be Less Attractive: New Trump administration rules aim to shore up the federal loan program. Next Avenue, Sept. 1.  
How to Face the Hidden Cost of Retirement: Extra money will be needed due to inflation over the course of retirement. US News and World Report, Aug. 31.  
When Your Spouse Has No Interest in Money: In these marriages, preparing financially for the unexpected is key. Next Avenue, Aug. 30.  
How Super Savers Max Out Their Retirement Accounts: These frugal strategies allow people to save $18,000 per year or more for retirement. US News and World Report, Aug. 28.  
Is Your Retirement Plan as Well Thought Out as Your Vacation? To make your hard-earned dollars stretch as long as possible, here are nine financial planning bases you need to cover. Kiplinger, Aug. 2017.  
The Cost of Tapping Your Retirement Accounts Early: Tapping retirement account balances before age 59½ can result in tax obligations and penalties. CNBC, Aug. 28.
When Should You Retire? Consult This Checklist of Questions: The question sounds simple, but it is tough to answer: At what age should you retire? Reuters, Aug. 31.
The Most Important Ages for Retirement Planning (videos): Here's why ages 50, 59 ½, 65, 66 and 70 ½ are so important to your retirement plan. US News and World Report, Aug. 31.

The Top Risks That Could Derail a Good Retirement Plan: Look deep into family history, try to anticipate possible health risks, and then ensure against them. CNBC, Aug. 30.
How Big Is the Average Person's Social Security Check? The amount that men and women receive in Social Security benefits per month varies, but on average, it exceeds $1,400 per month. The Motley Fool, Aug. 30.  
  3 Things That Affect When You Should Apply: Picking the right date to claim benefits can put thousands of extra dollars in your pocket. The Motley Fool, Aug. 28.
12 Facts the Social Security Administration Wants You to Know: Social Security probably covers a lot more than you realize. The Motley Fool, Aug. 28.
How to Stop Unwanted Junk Mail and Guard Against Mail Fraud: Millions of older Americans get bombarded with unwanted junk mail these days, including "mail fraud" schemes that you and your dad need to be particularly careful of. HuffPost, Aug. 28.
Safer Cars Help Keep Older Drivers on the Road: Many features of new cars like lane guidance and backup cameras accommodate the needs of older drivers. The New York Times, Aug. 28. 
Does Life Insurance Deserve a Place in Your Retirement Portfolio? For many people, it could be worth looking into. But make sure you understand the pros and cons, what you're paying and what you're getting for that money. Kiplinger, Aug. 2017. 
More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: More short-term stays the biggest factor fueling the increase. HealthDay, Aug. 28.
How to Enjoy the Adventure of Traveling Solo: Don't put off your travel dreams because you are hesitant to go by yourself. US News and World Report, Aug. 31.
How to Turn Your Passions Into Retirement Income: 4 ways to profit from the activities and interests you love. Next Avenue, 8/28.
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