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Archive for February 2015

Legislation Would Care for the Caregivers

By Susan Reimer Baltimore Sun February 20, 2015 2:25 P.M. This is what the caregiver for an elderly relative looks like: She is a woman, aged 45 to 65, and she works full-time. If she is not the spouse, she is a daughter or daughter-in-law or a niece, and she probably has a couple of…

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Aging Workforce Good for Employers and the Economy

Older employees more focused on the satisfaction of a job well done America’s aging workforce is a good thing for employers and the economy, according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens, noting that a new Gallup poll shows that “employee engagement increases with age, even well into workers’ 60s and…

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CalPERS to Recover More than $300 Million from Standard & Poor's in Investment Ratings Settlements

February 3, 2015 SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is poised to receive approximately $301 million in damages from Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and parent company McGraw-Hill Financial, the result of settlements in cases against S&P that stemmed from its rating of mortgage-backed and other securities prior to the financial crisis.…

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Long-distance caregiving: Tips on caring for elderly parents from afar

Monday, February 2, 2015 By MELISSA RAYWORTH ~ Associated Press ~ TBY Caring for elderly parents from afar? Some tips Just a generation ago, aging family members typically had at least one relative living nearby. These days, many are being cared for by baby boomer children who live far away. Balancing careers and kids of…

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