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All pensions are NOT the same.

The national pension and the occupational pension together account for between 60 and 80 percent of a retired person’s income.

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…and our senior citizens are in the mix!

An analysis of how different generations are getting their news suggests that these trends are likely to continue. In 2010, for the first time, the internet has surpassed television as the main source of national and international news for people younger than 30. Since 2007, the number of 18 to 29 year olds citing the internet as their main source has nearly doubled, from 34% to 65%. Over this period, the number of young people citing television as their main news source has dropped from 68% to 52%.

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New york City Department of Aging

Protect Yourself from Real Estate Fraud
The Department of Finance and the Financial Crime Task Force (a Division of the Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator) has implemented a new program to help deter real estate fraud. This program will let you know when a document is recorded against your property without your knowledge.

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How will aging affect Arizona? How will aging affect you?

Arizonans age 65 and older are a rapidly growing segment of our population. The aging of our society is going to have great influence on our way of life, affecting all aspects of society, especially healthcare systems, the economy & government programs. There are reasons to be optimistic about the aging of our population.

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State of Delaware’s Diabetes Control Program (DCP)

The Goal:
• Enhance and provide effective programs and services that target adults age 50
and older.
• Focus on the prevention, management, and control of diabetes and the promotion of
healthy lifestyles.
• Focus on increasing educational outreach and awareness to at-risk populations.
• Provide culturally sensitive and community-based services.

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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF LONG-TERM LIVING PENNSYLVANIA SENIOR CARE AND SERVICES STUDY COMMISSION

This fact places providers in a difficult position of attempting to meet consumers varied preferences while complying with regulations and an inequitable and arbitrary funding system that has failed to meet the actual cost of care for decades.
For example, the capital costs for nursing facilities under the Medicaid program are capped at one-tenth of the actual cost and have been for over 20 years despite numerous and costly increases in regulations during that period of time.

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Neuroticism, Extraversion, and Mortality in a Defined Population of Older Persons

Conclusions: The results suggest that higher extraversion and lower neuroticism are associated with reduced risk of mortality in old age and that these associations are mediated in part by personality-related patterns of cognitive, social, and physical activity.
Key Words: neuroticism • extraversion • mortality • cognitive activity • social activity • physical activity

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