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Failure to pass any reforms on assisted living facilities for a second year would be absolutely shameful.
Orlando Sentinel
Legislation to strengthen oversight over assisted-living facilities appears doomed.
Miami Herald
Seniors vs. Crime offered excellent words of caution to those who use their debit cards in a variety of situations.
Citrus County Chronicle
It appears that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has a newfound appreciation for myths about political leaders handing out free cellphones to seniors.
Palm Beach Post
75 percent of voters age 50 and older opposed a proposal from President Obama that would reduce cost-of-living increases under Social Security.
Orlando Sentinel
Wandering can be a tragic happening for those with Alzheimer's and on the Treasure Coast, steps are being taken to reduce the dangers.
Treasure Coast Palm
We have decided to institute a program at the condo that we call EGADS — Expect Gramps is Armed, Dangerous and Surly.
Palm Beach Post
If we want Congress and the White House to balance budgets, we’ll all have to give up some health care spending, now and in the future.
Florida Today
Since 2011, Social Security’s Office of Inspector General has logged 144 complaints from residents that their direct deposits had been stolen.
Treasure Coast Palm
In determining end-of-life wishes, Five Wishes is a proven tool for guiding individual decisions and family discussions.
Citrus County Chronicle
PACE programs allow frail elderly to remain in their homes.
Florida Times-Union
President Obama said "Social Security checks and veterans benefits will be delayed" if Congress doesn't soon raise the debt ceiling.
Tampa Tribune
Huge numbers of boomers will continue to make an impact.
Florida Times-Union
Lifting the ban on Medicare negotiating drug prices wouldn't solve the program's long-run fiscal problems, but it could save billions.
Lakeland Ledger
American Business Journals, named Sebring being the No. 1 retirement market in the Southeast.
Highlands Today
There is an intense battle looming over a proposal to reduce the cost-of-living adjustments applied to federal programs, including Social Security.
Lakeland Ledger
Social Security needs fine-tuning as the number of retirees increases in comparison to the number of wage-earners.
Palm Beach Post

Letter To The Editor

If a company is offering to pay me $99 a month, every month, to purchase its heavily subsidized insurance, it is raking in too much and paying out...

Orlando Sentinel

Medicare Part D is such a program. Part D needs to be preserved and protected, as it has dramatically improved seniors' access to...

Gainesville Sun

With Medicare’s enrollment period for 2013 plans starting on Oct. 15, boomers will want to research Medicare health care and prescription-drug...

Gainesville Sun

Op Ed

Federal officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are considering whether to maintain patient access to crucial pain-relief...

Gasparilla Gazette

Perhaps taxpayers need to question whether they should be financing an experiment that costs billions more than it would have if people had...

Palm Beach Post

Floridians should be especially concerned about one particular tax increase that will fall disproportionately on seniors. Beginning next year, tax...

Florida Today

Research suggests that...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Romney-Ryan voucher plan...

Palm Beach Post

The FALA does not agree that additional layers of regulation and government oversight of these private enterprises are warranted.

Tallahassee Democrat