Don’t freak out about health care costs in retirement

Planning for retirement is tough. Figuring out how much money you’ll need for health care is even tougher. More than half of people over 50 recently surveyed by Nationwide said they ...

Health Care Costs for Couples in Retirement Rise to an Estimated $245,000

While many things get better with age, new research shows the cost of health care isn’t one of them. Fidelity’s Retirement Health Care Cost Estimate reveals that a couple, both ...

One-quarter of seniors have healthcare cost concerns

Managed care executives involved with Medicare Advantage products should consider the impact of product design and cost sharing on elderly consumers, according to the findings of a ...

Aging health: WHO call to action as world population over 60 set to double by 2050

People worldwide are living longer, says the World Health Organization in its World Report on Aging and Health. This is both good and bad. It gives us the chance to “pursue ...

Adults Catch Flu Twice Every Decade: Here’s Why The Study Is Significant

Health Care Costs and Choices in the Last Years of Life

Many U.S. patients endure pointless treatments because their doctors don’t know how to talk about death. But that’s changing as hospice and palliative care are gaining ground. As ...

Late-in-life health care: Initiatives aim to cut costs while increasing quality

A medical bill is a shocker, even for those with insurance coverage. An emergency-room visit with multiple tests can cost as much as a car. Major surgery? Think mortgage-sized sums. The ...

Why Most Seniors Can’t Afford to Pay More for Medicare

Health Care Costs In Retirement

If you were to ask me about retirees’ concerns I would have told you that the #1 worry would be not having enough money to cover all of the costs of a comfortable retirement. Not ...

10 Tips to Help the 50-Plus Crowd Manage Health Care Costs

In your 50s and beyond, health care costs loom more ominously than ever before — and with good reason: According to the folks at Fidelity, a 65-year-old couple…
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