One critical way to change aging for the better is to radically alter the way in which doctors are compensated so that your visit is a real doctor-patient interaction, not an assembly-line model of efficiency.
I should have done this long ago but I kept hoping that things would work out; praying that I wouldn’t have to humble myself with an apology. However, it has reached a point where the inevitable is, well, inevitable.
Retirement planning must include the potential financial realities of care giving lest the burden arrive as a surprise, altering a household’s financial situation.
Financial elder abuse is particularly harrowing because older adults do not have a lifetime left to make up the loss through work and investment.
Like most Americans, when your time comes, you probably want to go through the process of dying surrounded by those you love, in the comfort of your home free of pain.
If you believe that your family doctor or specialist is ready to successfully handle your increasingly complex health care needs as you age, you are very likely wrong.
United, the Post War Generation can prove ourselves a great generation, not just a great big generation.