Monthly Archives: April 2014

All Under One Roof: How to Cope When Your Aging Parents Move In

As your parents grow older, they will require more assistance from you and healthcare professionals in order to get around, perform daily activities, and stay safe. Some families opt to have parents or grandparents move in with them in order … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights — Don’t Get Caught in a Nasty Divorce

Sadly, divorce can happen at any age. If you are dealing with a difficult divorce, the experience can be stressful and overwhelming. Divorce can trigger numerous emotions and depression, but it is important for you to stay focused on the … Continue reading

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Veterans —The Best Benefits You Didn’t Know You Had

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 21.2 million military veterans in the United States in 2012, most of whom are entitled to significant benefits. Yet, according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, 50 percent of America’s veterans … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late to Graduate: Retirees Return to School

If you’ve thought about returning to school during your retirement years, you aren’t alone. More and more institutions are offering courses targeted specifically to those over 50. When the economy took a downturn, community colleges across the nation experienced an … Continue reading

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Six Tips to Help Cope with the Sudden Loss of a Loved One

Military Families Continue to Suffer the Consequences of America’s Wars, Says Daughter of WWII Casualty When Karolyn Rogers was 5 years old, she became one of the millions of Americans who’ve lost a parent to war. “My father, Pfc. Tom … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Said to Offer Insight Into Relationship Between Doctors, Device Makers

In a nearly 1,700-word piece, the Wall Street Journal reported that a lawsuit that involves Johnson & Johnson provides an insight into the close relationship between medical device makers and medical community, with the potential for conflict of interest. The company faces … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Veteran Entrepreneurship

Military Online Colleges is a commercial site, but it has good resources for veterans who are making the transition to civilian life. If you’re in that situation, take a look at this site. Here is a little information about it: … Continue reading

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Endo Health Solutions Agrees to Pay $193 Million to Settle Shingles Medicine Marketing

The Wall Street Journal reported Endo Health Solutions Inc. signed an agreement to pay $193 million to resolve claims that it marketed the shingles drug Lidoderm (lidocaine patch 5%) for unapproved purposes, citing the DOJ Friday. Bloomberg News reported that “between 2002 and … Continue reading

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Why You May Have Been Denied Disability Benefits And What To Do Now

Although there are many difficult situations that individuals will have to deal with during the course of life, being denied disability can be particularly difficult. Yet by learning more about this process and what can be done about it, people … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice: Everything You Need to Know about the Dangers and Your Rights

The world can sometimes be a dangerous place, and injuries and illness sometimes strike when you least expect them. But thanks to advances in medical science, many conditions can be addressed safely and effectively. As a result, people typically expect … Continue reading

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