Short guide for seniors living in poverty

A recent study found that 15% of seniors in the US are living in poverty.  Women and people of color who are seniors have an even higher percentage of living in poverty.  As an increasing number of Baby Boomers face retirement in the next 20 years, today is a good time to start thinking about … Read moreShort guide for seniors living in poverty

Avoiding Medicare fraud

Seniors are often vulnerable to different kinds of consumer frauds. A common and less-known type of fraud affecting seniors is Medicare fraud. The national non for profit advocacy group Medicare Watch provides the following tips to ensure you or a loved one can be protected against fraudulent Medicare practices: Be aware: Anyone can be a … Read moreAvoiding Medicare fraud

New York Seniors can receive extra money to spend at local Farmers' Markets

Are you 60 or older? Are you low income? Governor Cuomo has launched a new initiative to help you get fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets in your area.  As part of this initiative, low income Seniors can receive booklets with five $4.00 checks which can be used to purchase locally grown fruits … Read moreNew York Seniors can receive extra money to spend at local Farmers' Markets