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Top States You Can Afford to Retire In

For Americans in search of a financially-secure retirement, some states may be better than others, according to a new, nationwide analysis conducted by the National Institute on Retirement Security (N…

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4 Factors That Affect Elder Well-Being

Over the next 20 years, the number of people over age 65 is set to nearly double—reaching the 72 million mark by the year 2030, according to a recent federal analysis. The report was prepared by th…

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What Medical Expenses Can Be Written Off on Taxes?

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com Many caregivers and their elderly parents rack up thousands of dollars every year in medical expenses. Items not covered by Medicare, co-pays and deductibles, even …

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2011 Tax Tips for Family Caregivers

AgingCare.com If you are supporting an elderly parent, you may qualify for some tax benefits from the U.S. government that reward you for your caregiving efforts. These tax benefits may include cla…

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9 Warning Signs Your Parent’s Finances Are Off Track

By June A. Schroeder,  AgingCare.com "I just can't get this checkbook to balance this month." Those words were my first inkling that mom might not be as sharp as she once was. I was taken by surpri…

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