Another if I could put in a jar, I’d get rich beautiful day here in Panama City, Florida.
And, we’re taking it all in out on our back porch.
It’s time again for another edition of Aging News
U.S. Life Expectancy At All Time High:
In 2012 (latest available records), average life expectancy was a cool 78.8 years. According to a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
“Life expectancy has increased because people are eating healthier and exercising…”
To read more about this alarming trend… U.S. Life Expectancy At All Time High
Study Finds EPA New Rules Will Hurt Senior Citizens:
Higher electric rates and increasing energy costs will soon be eating into our retirement funds. So says, U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith…
…the report found that the new EPA rules targeted coal-fired power plants will increase electric prices at rates above the general rate of inflation while also leading to higher utility prices of America’s elderly population that exceed the modest cost of living (COLA) adjustments that many who are 65 years of age or older depend upon…”
Well, duh, like we expected otherwise?
Anyway, read more about this when you EPA Energy Rules
Senior Citizens’ Incomes Insufficient In 49 Of 50 States:
Financial experts say that retirees need 70% of their before retirement income for retirement living.
According to a study just released, only seniors in Washington, D.C. and in Nevada, are now covering that amount.
Especially in high-cost areas such as the Northeast, retirees are not only competing against the higher incomes of their younger counterparts, but they are also battling higher costs for housing, gas, food and other necessities…”
Read the rest when you Senior Citizens Retirement Incomes Running Out
Dementia Stricken 90 Year-Old Bilked Out Of $50k:
I’ve heard there’s no honor among thieves. Well, here’s proof there’s also no honor among senior citizens, either…
A 64 year-old New Jersey low-life, befriended his dementia stricken, 90 year-old neighbor. He then proceeded to convince the 90 year-old to withdraw, and give to him, fifty thousand dollars from the older gentleman’s annuity account.
Thankfully, the culprit was found out and is now in jail, awaiting trial. Read more when you Ill Senior Citizen Bilked Out Of Annuity
Fun Look At The Joys Of Aging: Senior Citizens Just Wanna Have Fun
And, we’ll end this edition on that upbeat note.
Ideas for me, your aging related story, or comments are always very welcome.