U.S. Marines save dozens of seniors from an apartment fire in Washington D.C.

Dozens of senior citizens were saved from a raging apartment fire thanks to Washington D.C. firefighters and several U.S. Marines, eyewitness video showed.

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Volunteering, learning new skills & hobbies & travel are all keys to happy, healthy aging

Some people are under the assumption that when you age, it’s time to slow down. However, medical science begs to differ. In fact, research shows that staying active can help you stay healthier and be happier into your golden years.

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Chattanooga State offers free classes designed to help seniors overcome their fear of technology

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – More and more seniors are wading into cyber space, but many are still reluctant to try it out.

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1 out of 5 hospital’s mark up drug prices 700%

Nearly one in five hospitals mark up medicine prices 700 percent or more, according to a new analysis from The Moran Company, prepared for The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. 

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Despite quality gains, nursing homes are still political punching bags

With a House committee set to discuss abuse, neglect and substandard care in nursing homes Thursday, one of the industry's leading groups is criticizing the "additional scrutiny" aimed at providers.

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Here's how President Trump's retirement executive order may affect you

Saving for and spending in retirement is difficult and not every employee has access through their employer. But it might be about to get just a little bit easier and access may expand.

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The Georgia Gerontology Society honors State Senator Brian Strickland for his work advocating for seniors

The Georgia Gerontology Society recently presented its annual David L. Levine Legislative Award to District 17 State Sen. Brian Strickland, R-McDonough.

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Test reveals that a shocking number of pre-retirees don't fully understand Medicare

If you’re approaching retirement, chances are you can’t pass a simple four-question quiz on Medicare.

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Research suggests that getting more magnesium in your diet may be the key to keeping your bones strong

Getting enough calcium every day may not be enough to keep your bones healthy. You need to consume enough magnesium, as well. Unfortunately, most people don’t get the recommended 350-420 mg per day.

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Thinking about going back to work after retirement? Here's how your Social Security checks may be affected

Are you retired and thinking about going back to work? Are you planning for retirement but thinking that you may decide to start working again at some point?

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