Social Security COLA Higher Than Forecast Expectations

Social Security COLA Higher Than Forecast Expectations

Nearly 70 million Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries can expect a 3.1 percent increase beginning January 2021, according to a Social Security Administration  (SSA) announcement on Oct. 13, 2020. In August, forecasters thought the cost of living adjustment (COLA) would be between 0.50 and 1 percent. David Certner, AARP’s director of legislative […]

Remaining Healthy During Later Years

Remaining Healthy During Later Years

Everyone gets older. It is a fact no one can deny. The trick is doing so and remaining healthy and happy. To age gracefully requires acceptance of bodily or social changes and engaging in meaningful activities. Perhaps the most difficult are those happening to one’s body and mind. Many times depression can sweep into a person’s […]

Senior Citizens Exchange Prescription Pills for Pot

Senior Citizens Exchange Prescription Pills for Pot

While many are worried that today’s youth have greater access to legal marijuana, it seems this is not the demographic of current concern. The gray-haired population has shifted their focus from prescription pills to pot to ease what ails them. Not just aches and pains, but senior citizens, especially in legalized states such as Colorado […]