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They knew it was time to downsize, so why was it so hard to do?
This advice can save money if expensive care is needed
A study finds that retirees aren't doing what you might expect
Stop making the online shopping goof that may explain their appearance
A Northwestern Mutual survey shows the many pain points
More than 2.5 million grandparents have stepped up to assist their families
Common goofs, including unrealistic budgets, can lead to financial trouble and protracted legal battles
Advice from a Care.com vp, the author of 'My Parent's Keeper'
Nearly half of Americans would have trouble coming up with $400 in a pinch
3 lessons from the late, great filmmaker and writer
Personal medical experiences from an expat entering his 60s
Transparency is rare on sites of assisted living and other communities
Companies are increasingly slapping surcharges on wives who want to be covered by their husbands' health insurance
These home and personal items seem to stand the test of time
An excerpt from 'The Longevity Economy' by the head of the MIT AgeLab
It's World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a good time for frank family talks
Advice on the top three financial frauds targeting older Americans
Follow tips from a new book on starting a conversation
This special report will include storytelling, news and information about how to plan for the end of your life in a way that meets your own goals and preferences.