People over 50 were not saving enough money, according to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), and this was a contributing factor to the rise in elderly foreclosures.Other contributing factors included pension cuts, rising medical costs, shrinking portfolios and falling property values, as well as the fact that, like other age groups, people over 50 were not saving enough money.
In the United States, approximately 28 percent (14.7 million) of community-dwelling older persons live alone, with older males accounting for 21 percent and older women accounting for 34 percent. The proportion of persons who live alone grows with age (for example, among women under the age of 75, almost 44 percent live alone). How many […]
Changes in the body that occur as you get older might increase the likelihood of developing geriatric urine incontinence. According to the Urology Care Foundation, one out of every two women over the age of 65 may develop bladder leakage at some point in their lives. It can be brought on by normal aging, unhealthy […]