Louisiana’s credit rating stabilized by Moody’s after bipartisan tax deal

Louisiana's bond rating has strengthened for the first time since the state's budget crisis was resolved during a Special Session that ended late last month.

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Nation's oldest veteran is a victim of identity theft

No one is immune from identity theft and fraud. Not even, it seems, America’s oldest World War II veteran.

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Letters to the Editor: Protect Seniors from Financial Fraud

Every year the crimes against our elderly population appear to be getting worse and worse. The dreadful numbers have been all across the board, but a 2015 study by Truelink Financial reported that our older American’s lose $36 billion annually from elder financial abuse with no relief in sight.

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Recent study finds healthcare costs are a leading retirement fear, even among wealthy Americans

Though retirement is a period many workers look forward to, it's a worrisome milestone in many regards -- and healthcare is no exception. The combination of moving from a group employer plan to Medicare and from a steady paycheck to a fixed income is enough to make even well-to-do seniors question their personal financial outlook.

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U.S. Senate Subcommittee approves significant 2019 funding boost for Alzheimer's research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee today approved a FY2019 funding bill that continues investments in critical medical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and education.

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Social Security office closures are causing problems for seniors

When American workers contribute to Social Security with every paycheck, they aren’t just earning future benefits. They’re also paying for high quality customer service at Social Security field offices around the country.

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Alabama & Mississippi rank as some of least expensive states for retirees

When do you plan on retiring? Age 62? 72? 102?

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Changes to Florida's Medicaid plan may cut support to seniors

A move by Gov. Rick Scott’s administration to eliminate a long-standing policy that gives poor, disabled and elderly Floridians 90 days to qualify for the Medicaid program isn’t getting support from people who care for patients or from patients’ family members.

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State officials are educating Florida seniors about common scams

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month, and state officials want Florida’s seniors to be aware of common scams to avoid..

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These Florida seniors aren't letting their age stop them from helping others

Edward Kydd has traveled 13,332 miles in 1,742 hours of service for Meals on Wheels.

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