Alabama seniors struggling with food insecurity urged to consider Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

There is a false perception that senior citizens and the elderly no longer have to worry about finances because of Medicare, pensions and retirement programs.

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Thanks to increasingly tough Georgia laws, seniors are getting better protection against fraud and abuse

We have little sympathy for criminals in the first place.

But there’s something especially repulsive about a person who would prey on the most helpless in our society - children, the elderly and the disabled.

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Long term care employers will need to fill 7.8 million direct-care jobs by 2026

Long-term care employers will need to fill 7.8 million total direct-care job openings from 2016 to 2026, according to a new analysis from PHI.

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Looking for ways to boost your Social Security benefits? These 5 tips will help.

Social Security is the key source of income for most retirees, and that will continue to be the case for a long time.

 

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Alabama seniors devastated after senior center destroyed by a tornado

As Wetumpka residents continue to rebuild after Saturday’s Tornado, there are many structures that are permanently damaged, some completely flattened.  

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Florida Attorney General has big plans to protect the elderly from fraud

Florida’s new attorney general has barely been on the job two weeks, but she’s already reached a conclusion: “Like it or not, we’re going to have to start upping our game."

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Retirees concerned about the government shut down can breathe a sigh of relief. Social Security checks should continue to arrive on schedule

Retirees who depend on their monthly Social Security checks to make ends meet can breathe a sigh of relief: Benefits won't be affected by the partial government shutdown. The Social Security Administration is already funded through September 2019, so services remain in effect and benefits checks will continue to arrive on time, according to the Social Security administration.

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Mississippi House to consider legislation to expand high speed internet in rural areas

JACKSON • As early as next week, the Mississippi House could take up legislation designed to at least try to expand access to high speed internet to the state’s underserved rural areas.

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Government shutdown could cause some Alabama seniors to go hungry

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Every state in our country, including U.S territory, Puerto Rico  has a food commodity program specifically for people 60 years and older, except Alabama. The number of seniors in Alabama who don't know where their next meal is coming from is growing. To make matters worse, Alabama's application for the program has been delayed.

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Something must be done soon to protect Social Security from future insolvency issues

Back in 2016, several of the main presidential candidates talked about raising Social Security benefits. But few dared talk about realistic suggestions about how to close the system’s existing shortfall, much less how to raise money to cover new benefits. Now that Democrats are wielding the baton at the House of Representatives, the choir is again raising its voice about the need for boosting benefits.

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