One of the things I did to help my parents when they were getting older was to guide them to prepare their end of life legal documents. I..
I wrote in our last retirement post about my father Leo’s decades of retirement that were secured by his pension from General Motors and h..
Here’s a tale of the good old days, when a middle class family— my family—lived well and retired well on a factory worker’s income. It’s ..
Most people have a gap in their retirement plans because they have not considered how they will pay for long-term care, if they need it, w..
When we booked our tickets for a week in Rome, we weren’t planning a visit to Ponza. We love Rome. A week there was enticing already. S..
We were really moved by this video segment from the PBS Newshour where Tracy Grant, Managing Editor of the Washington Post, describes how..
This post is not really a travel post for us, but more like sharing some of our favorite destinations in our own neighborhood— Chelsea in ..
I’m noticing these days quite a few references to the idea of “shopping your own closet” and “mend don’t spend,” something that resonates with me personally as I get older.
When my mother Janina suffered a stroke, we had the invaluable help of a Geriatric Care Manager to organize her care at home. We worked w..
One of the benefits of the health care debate is that Americans are beginning to realize what is at stake. Now, millions of people stand ..