Retirement may either be a time of enjoyment and relaxation or a time of financial hardship. The biggest worry of most retirees is health care costs. Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security are strained, making it difficult to get covered for the things you need. It's wise to plan ahead, talking with financial counselors, saving money, and setting up a retirement plan. Retirement also brings a change in your life that may affect your emotions and relationships. Retiring to a hobby or activities you and your family enjoy will help make the transition easier. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to plan for retirement, what to expect, how to prepare, and much more.
Getting Older Feeling Better
Regular exercise is particularly important for older adults, for a variety of health reasons. Read here for more information.
Ain't Parenting Grand?
According to the latest census, nearly 4 million American children live in households headed by a grandparent. Many of these parental 'reservists' are finding that things have changed a good bit since their first tour of duty, and that parenting in the 21st Century is different from what they once knew.
All they wanted was to watch their two granddaughters grow up, and all she wanted to do was build a family. Yet this seemingly ordinary dispute has become a landmark legal case that raises tough questions about the limits of grandparenting.
Financial Steps to Take When You're 65+
Here are 10 tips to make sure you're financially ready for retirement.