Respite Care Needed to Limit Burdens on Family Caregivers

While that vast majority of older Americans want to remain in their homes through retirement, aging in place often requires some help—and the first choice for a caregiver is often an adult child, according to research from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. More than 50% of adults 85 and older will have […]

Granny Pods Scrutinized in Minnesota Cities

Aging in place has gotten a whole lot easier in that past few years with the invention of granny pods, which can help seniors cut down on the high costs of senior living. However, some cities are taking steps to regulate the small, camper-like homes on land near family members by banning them entirely. One […]

Best and Worst Cities to Retire

For Americans looking for the perfect place to retire, a number of considerations factor into what makes a city retirement-friendly. From affordability and health care options, to quality of life and activity levels, these metrics all help determine which are the best—and worst—cities to retire in the United States. As most Americans want to age […]

Americans Lack Sufficient Retirement Savings in 49 States

Family caregivers may find themselves struggling to financially support both their loved one and retirement, as a recent study shows retirees in 49 out of 50 states don’t have sufficient retirement income.  The study, conducted by, overwhelmingly indicates that Americans age 65 and older aren’t replacing enough of their pre-retirement income in their post-career […]