For many Americans, especially those who don’t receive a pension like the PERA Defined Benefit Plan, Social Security is an important source of income in retirement. But it turns out many older workers nearing retirement have very limited knowledge of how Social Security works. Try this quiz and see how you stack up.
What Medicare Beneficiaries Need to Know About the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency | Fortune Well
The federal government’s COVID-19 public health emergency ended May 11, resulting in the end of some pandemic-area changes in health care. Here are some of the major changes (as well as what won’t be changing) for seniors on Medicare.
Filing tax returns every year can be an overwhelming and confusing process, leading many people to pay for tax software or hire someone to do the work. Now, the IRS is looking to offer a free system to file tax returns directly with the federal government, sidestepping the third parties.
As researcher work to better understand the aging process, they’ve found some evidence that depression may play an important role. In a recent study, researchers at the University of Connecticut Center on Aging found older adults living with depression show evidence of aging faster. That accelerated aging can then lead to a higher risk of health problems.
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