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Straight Talk for Seniors®: FY18 Budget Update & the Medicare SHIP Program

Congress has returned from its August recess, and attention is turning to the federal budget. Two critical programs for older adults are still at risk.

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Senior Centers: Masters of Aging

Why do you do what you do? What’s your purpose, cause, belief? These are good question to ponder as we celebrate National Senior Center Month this September.

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Your Money, Your Goals – Overcoming Barriers Through Financial Empowerment

Finances can be overwhelming for many people, and a variety of factors can increase financial challenges, especially for ethnic and minority seniors.

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Considering Tapping Your Home Equity? Compare Your Options First

Financial products and tools that can help unlock your home equity each have their own set of pros and cons. See our list.

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Draining the Swamp of Ageism

A swamp is a useful metaphor to explain the unproductive ways our nation talks about growing older. Here are some spots to avoid in your communications.

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