Changes are coming for Social Security benefits in 2020

Social Security checks could rise by a decent amount next year, but Social Security recipients may still find that benefits fall short of expenses.

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The chief security officer at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center warns that patients & hospital employees are receiving robocalls from scammers

The chief security officer at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa warned Congress on Tuesday that patients and hospital employees are receiving robocalls from phone numbers that appear to be coming from Moffitt -- but they are actually scammers trying to get their personal information.

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Georgia senior citizens just got a big win in the form of more than $5.6 million in funding for aging services

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Georgia senior citizens just got a big win in the form of more than $5.6 million in funding for aging services.

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Research suggests that even a little exercise can keep your brain young & healthy

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Alzheimer's and dementia are not an inevitable part of normal aging, and a little exercise might help keep them at bay, a new study suggests.

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Florida U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan supports legislation to crack down on fraudulent robocalls

One of the more prominent Republicans in the Florida congressional delegation is throwing his support behind a proposal cracking down on robocalls.

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Research suggests poor sleep can accelerate Alzheimer’s disease

How well you sleep could decrease—or raise—your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Are your bedtime behaviors putting you at risk?

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The U.S. is facing a retirement crisis & not even high earners are immune

The country is facing a retirement crisis, but some Americans are worse off than others.

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U.S. Rep Gary Palmer reintroduces legislation allowing senior citizens to opt out of Medicare without losing their Social Security benefits

Congressman Gary Palmer, R-Hoover, reintroduced the Retirement Freedom Act HR2108 on Thursday, which would allow senior citizens to opt out of Medicare without losing their Social Security benefits. Companion legislation was introduced by Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Mike Lee, R-Utah.

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97 year old Tennessee lawyer still works full time everyday

Around 6 a.m., James L. Bass Jr. microwaves a frozen sausage and biscuit, a simple but significant task.

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These Social Security mistakes could cost you thousands of dollars in benefits

Social Security is a guaranteed source of income in retirement, and it can ease the burden on your personal retirement savings, helping you stretch your dollars further. But the amount you receive depends on several factors, including when you begin claiming benefits and how much you earned during your years in the workforce. It's important to understand how these pieces all fit together or you could make a mistake that costs you tens of thousands of dollars in Social Security benefits over your lifetime. Here are three big Social Security faux pas you don't want to make.

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