Living too long is a surprising concern among elderly women

When it comes to retirement savings, living too long can be a blessing or a curse.

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Research suggests 45% of heart attacks have no noticeable symptoms

New Delhi: As per studies, a silent heart attack is often symptomless but the risk of a person dying is the same as that during a symptomatic heart attack. Though silent heart attacks strike men more often than women, the latter are equally at risk.

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Survey reveals most Americans think 61 is the perfect age to retire, but experts think it's more realistic to wait a few years

Americans think the ideal age to retire is 61. Unfortunately, according to a recent survey from financial website Bankrate, which polled 10 certified financial planners from different parts of the country, it may be wise to wait longer.

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Fall related death rate increases 110% among those 65 and over

Age-adjusted death rates due to unintentional falls among older adults increased 110% from 1999 to 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Volunteering, trying new things & taking time for yourself are good ways to find fulfillment in retirement

I spoke with a friend who's considering ending his retirement and returning to work. After just six months. He had looked forward to slowing down, relaxing and enjoying being quiet. But lately that quiet had become uncomfortable amid the pull to be productive. Retirees, sound familiar?

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Putting off healthcare needs in an effort to save money often has the opposite effect

Millions of seniors rely on Medicare to cover their healthcare needs in retirement, and while the program is designed to make medical care more affordable, it's still a huge burden for those limited to a fixed income. In fact, healthcare costs the average retiree $499 a month, and when you consider the various deductibles , co-pays, and premiums associated with Medicare, that number makes sense.

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Getting divorced later in life can cause problems for your retirement plans, if you don't take steps to protect your finances

Going through a divorce can be emotionally and financially draining no matter your age.

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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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