Can you trust nursing home reviews?

2019-06-13

On June 3, 2019, Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released a report called Families’ and Residents’ Right to Know: Uncovering Poor Care in America’s Nursing Homes. It included a list of nearly 400 nursing homes around the country where inspectors found serious ongoing health, safety or sanitaryRead More →

This is the most deadly time in life to put on weight

2019-06-03

What’s considered optimum shape for people who are about to undergo cardiac surgery? Mortality in patients who had undergone heart bypass surgery was over four times higher in individuals with a high body fat mass, according to new research conducted by Dr. Xavier Leroy of the Department of Anaesthesia andRead More →

10 best retirement and investing articles published this week

2019-06-01

Here are must-read articles from MarketWatch to help you save for, and live, in retirement. Also included are stories on investing and consumer finance. 1. Retirement ideas — lowering senior-housing costs MarketWatch’s Best New Ideas in Retirement series continues. New technology and innovation can be used for senior housing thatRead More →

Why Coke and Amazon are chasing the energy-drink buzz

2019-05-31

Americans are thirsty for energy drinks, so brands like Coke and Amazon are giving industry titans like Monster and Red Bull a run for their money. Energy drinks are non-alcoholic beverages with high levels of caffeine or other stimulants (like guarana), plus amino acids (like taurine), herbs (like ginkgo) andRead More →

When you play the Game of Loans, you pay either way

2019-05-18

One of the world’s most popular television shows may be nearing its conclusion, but for most Americans, it’s trying to win the Game of Loans that can take longer than finishing one of George R.R. Martin’s “Game of Thrones” novels. So what life lessons can we take away from thisRead More →