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Protect your aging family from the “reload” scam
Protect your aging family from the “reload” scam Scams & Rip-Offs March 30, 2016
Read more: 7 Senior Scams And How To Combat Them Top 10 financial scams targeting seniors and how to avoid…
Backyard ‘granny pods’: A new high-tech alternative to nursing homes
Backyard ‘granny pods’: A new high-tech alternative to nursing homes Homes & Real Estate March 10, 2016
So long, retirement homes. Some elderly parents are opting to live in their children's backyard in a high-tech 'granny pod'…
7 tips for older women who are working past retirement age
7 tips for older women who are working past retirement age Jobs March 9, 2016
We hear a lot about the graying of America and the growth of our aging population. But many Baby Boomers…
Silver Mother: A multipurpose monitoring solution that lets you age in place
Silver Mother: A multipurpose monitoring solution that lets you age in place Health January 7, 2016
Clark and his producer Kim are at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. Kim has been…
Quell uses smart tech to offer drug-free relief of chronic pain
Quell uses smart tech to offer drug-free relief of chronic pain Health January 7, 2016
Are you among the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain? Quell is a new wearable device that can…
When’s the best time to take Social Security? Here’s how to find out…
When’s the best time to take Social Security? Here’s how to find out… Money & Credit January 5, 2016
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a new calculator to help you determine the optimal time to start taking Social…
Hasbro creates robotic ”˜Companion Pets’ for seniors
Hasbro creates robotic ”˜Companion Pets’ for seniors Health November 24, 2015
Owning a pet can have many health benefits, but for seniors, the responsibilities of taking care of a pet may…
5 Social Security tips for couples
5 Social Security tips for couples Money & Credit October 26, 2015
When deciding how you and your spouse should approach Social Security retirement benefits, there are a lot of approaches to…
4 money tips for parents who have to care for their parents
4 money tips for parents who have to care for their parents Life October 19, 2015
Taking care of two generations -- your parents and your children -- can mean major life changes for young families.…
Multi-generational living at the crux of new Fannie Mae mortgage rules
Multi-generational living at the crux of new Fannie Mae mortgage rules Homes & Real Estate October 15, 2015
New mortgage rules mean that many families who previously couldn't qualify for a mortgage now may be able to do…
Elder care becoming easier and cheaper with new devices
Elder care becoming easier and cheaper with new devices Life September 25, 2015
Read more: Alternative care options for aging parents Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills
7 senior scams and how to combat them
7 senior scams and how to combat them Life September 24, 2015
Do you have aging family members or friends? According to a MetLife survey, crimes against the elderly skyrocketed in the…
Innovative preschool breathes life back into Seattle community
Innovative preschool breathes life back into Seattle community Education August 26, 2015
It's back-to-school seasonand the students atoneSeattle preschool are not only getting the chance to impact their community, but alsolearn a…
Pros and cons of reverse mortgages for seniors
Pros and cons of reverse mortgages for seniors Homes & Real Estate August 14, 2015
Reverse mortgages remain a popular lure for cash-strapped seniors, but what's good in theory is often abysmal in execution. A…
Loss of freedom to drive detrimental to seniors
Loss of freedom to drive detrimental to seniors Life July 27, 2015
New York, NY — A new study finds taking the keys from elderly drivers may keep them physically safe, but…
5 scary facts about nursing home costs (and what to do about them)
5 scary facts about nursing home costs (and what to do about them) Insurance July 17, 2015
Nursing homes aren't all bad. For those with medical needs who require specialized care, a nursing home can provide a…
5 things you probably didn’t know about inheriting a house
5 things you probably didn’t know about inheriting a house Senior Care July 10, 2015
Inheriting a house may seem like winning the lottery, but you need to be prepared to make a number of…
Preschool Inside Nursing Home Rewarding for Kids, Seniors
Preschool Inside Nursing Home Rewarding for Kids, Seniors Life June 18, 2015
By Cox Media Group National Content Desk SEATTLE — Locating a preschool inside of a nursing home may seem an…
Not having a will can affect your kids when you die
Not having a will can affect your kids when you die Senior Care June 11, 2015
Listen to this. You got kids? Roughly half of people with young children don't have a will. So let me…
New Medicare recipients need to do this”¦
New Medicare recipients need to do this”¦ Health May 28, 2015
One of the great things about turning 65 is you become eligible for Medicare. The Medicare program means you're not…
What Should We Do About the Social Security Problem?
What Should We Do About the Social Security Problem? Money & Credit May 13, 2015
We're still in the early innings of the 2016 presidential race. Yet there's already a lot of talk about Social…
Senior Alert: Landline Phone Leaves Man With $24,000 Bill!
Senior Alert: Landline Phone Leaves Man With $24,000 Bill! Scams & Rip-Offs May 12, 2015
Be careful if your elderly relatives have a landline at home. They might just get a five-figure bill for antiquated…
Teen Grocery Clerk Walks Elderly Man Home
Teen Grocery Clerk Walks Elderly Man Home Life April 27, 2015
As if we here at Team Clark Howard needed one more reason to love Aldi, one of the deeply discounted…
Babysitting Your Grandkids Can Ward Off Alzheimer’s
Babysitting Your Grandkids Can Ward Off Alzheimer’s Health April 27, 2015
Many parents have Grandma or Grandpa babysit every now and then to giveour children bonding time with them and tosavemoney.Nowwe…
How Your Tax Rates Change In Retirement
How Your Tax Rates Change In Retirement Money & Credit March 30, 2015
We get a lot of questions from people wondering how their taxes will change once they hit retirement. While there’s…
Housing trend returns: Multi-generation homes
Housing trend returns: Multi-generation homes Homes & Real Estate December 16, 2014
A new study shows that home buyers are once again looking for homes that can fit multiple generations under one…
Medical Alert device with no monthly fee
Medical Alert device with no monthly fee Health December 10, 2014
Clark shows you a wearable medical alert device that operates by push-button, but unlike the others, has no monthly fees.
Is a Reverse Mortgage a good deal for you?
Is a Reverse Mortgage a good deal for you? Homes & Real Estate November 13, 2014
Retired homeowners strapped for cash are turning to Reverse Mortgages. But there are large fees the celebrity spokepeople aren't telling…
Please sign Clark’s Medicare ID Theft petition
Please sign Clark’s Medicare ID Theft petition Insurance August 7, 2014
We need 100,000 people to sign our petition to force the Social Security Administration to find an alternative to using…
Sign This To Stop Using Social Security Numbers As Medicare ID
Sign This To Stop Using Social Security Numbers As Medicare ID Scams & Rip-Offs July 28, 2014
EDITOR'S NOTE: This petition expired Aug. 27 after failing to meet the signature threshold I have been frustrated about identity…