January Boomers and Beyond

Ohio State Researchers Seek to Improve Safety

As baby boomers age, their risk of life-threatening injuries from car crashes also increases. Although car seat belts are safe and save the lives of many drivers of different shapes and sizes, they don’t always provide optimal safety for everyone. In an effort to improve safety and reduce ...

Growing Number of Americans Retiring Outside United States

By MARIA ZAMUDIO For The Associated Press Newly widowed, Kay McCowen quit her job, sold her house, applied for Social Security and retired to Mexico. It was a move she and her husband, Mel, had discussed before he died in 2012. “I wanted to find a place where I could afford to live off ...

Income Only Trusts Becoming Increasingly Popular Tools

“Income only trusts” are becoming increasingly popular tools to protect assets from nursing home and long-term care costs. Trusts are legal arrangements that involve property and ownership interest. A trust is a property interest wherein assets held by an individual called the trustee, ...

Experts Answer Your Social Security Questions

Question: Why should I sign up for a my Social Security online account? Answer: my Social Security gives you a personal online account you can securely use to check your Social Security information and do business with us. With a my Social Security account you can: Keep track of your ...

How To Organize Your Affairs

Dear Savvy Senior, My wife and I would like to get our personal and financial affairs in order so our kids will know what’s going on if we get sick or die. What tips can you offer? Procrastinating Paul Dear Paul, Organizing your key information and getting your personal and financial ...

Nominate Outstanding Older Ohioan For Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

The Ohio Department of Aging is seeking the public’s help to identify outstanding older neighbors who have made, and continue to make, a lasting difference in their professions, their vocations and their communities, and who serve as role models for other generations to continue to grow, ...