Want to learn something new? All 50 states offer some free or cheap college programs for retirees

Retirees, you’re already a bona-fide graduate of the school of hard knocks – your decades of full-time employment. There’s still plenty to learn, however, whether your goal is pursuing a second act in your career or lifelong learning to keep your brain sharp.

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107 year old Florida man is still living life to the fullest

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – There’s no slowing down for 107-year-old Sarasota resident Joe Newman. 

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Florida legislation seeks statewide Dementia Director to bolster state’s plan for dementia-related disorders

A bipartisan bill that would create the position of Dementia Director within the Florida Department of Elder Affairs is making its way through the Legislature.

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Americans are losing millions of dollars to Social Security scams

The Department of Justice is filing for temporary restraining orders against U.S. telecom carriers allegedly facilitating hundreds of millions of scam robocalls. Americans are losing millions of dollars a year because of the calls, which usually originate in India.

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Florida city offers self defense lessons for seniors

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Being out in public can make older adults with mobility problems feel vulnerable, but one city is stepping up to help those adults feel safer by teaching them this unique form of self-defense.

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A couple of strategic moves can help you get out of paying taxes on your Social Security income

Social Security serves as a critical source of income for millions of retired seniors. But many recipients are shocked to learn that their benefits are subject to taxes, thereby leaving them with less money to pay the bills.

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A few things to know as Mississippi legislature kicks off 2020

The 2020 session of the Mississippi Legislature begins Tuesday at noon.  There will be many changes around the Capitol following the November 2019 elections.

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Gov.-elect Tate Reeves appoints Drew Snyder to continue leading Mississippi Medicaid Division

TUPELO • Republican Gov.-elect Tate Reeves on Monday announced that he is appointing Drew Snyder to continue serving as executive director of the Mississippi Medicaid Division, a move which could signal little change for the state agency.

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Lack of Medicare dental benefits are creating problems for Florida seniors

Sonia Domínguez, 74, and her husband, Miguel Morejón, 81, can’t recall the last time they’ve seen a dentist in Miami, the city they’ve called home for more than two decades.

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Study shows seniors living in the Northeast have greater difficulty covering basic financial needs

SENIORS LIVING IN Northeastern states are among the most likely to lack sufficient financial resources to cover their day-to-day needs, according to a new report. Half of America's senior population that lives alone – and nearly a quarter of those living in two-person households – struggle to make ends meet.

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