How to Fix Social Security For Good

Introduction There is a financing shortfall when it comes to the social security program. Social Security's tax revenue and the trust fund reserves have promised to offer sufficient cash to pay out all benefits until the year 2033. After that, the trust fund will be exhausted and will have the ability only to pay 77 percent of the benefits...

Why Younger Generations are Waiting Longer to Have Kids

One of the most distinguishing characteristics of younger generations is that many of them are waiting longer for major life milestones than the generations that came before. The average life expectancy of a child born in 1950 was 68 years. The average life expectancy of a child born today is closer to 80. Keep in mind these are averages. A...

Taking Care of Your Mind Through the Years

Getting old isn't easy, but it does beat the alternative. That being said, is there such a thing as aging gracefully? Rather than trying to age well, why not face it with a sense of exploration. You're in a new phase of life. It's time to learn new things. Risk Factors

5 Effective (but Unpleasant) Ways to Fix Social Security

Each year a projection is made by the trustee for the Social Security Trust Fund that uses past data to estimate when the promised benefits will no longer be able to be paid in full. The precise year changes, but it is widely believed that an accurate time frame for such to occur is between the years 2029 –...

5 Weight Loss Solutions that Actually Work

Featured Image courtesy of //www.facebook.com/xyngularcorp/ Health is one of the most popular topics of conversation, web searches, and media content today. In particular, weight loss is a common priority for many, and it is also a common struggle. So, what are some methods to lose weight that actually work? Counting Calories The concept here is simple, which may be what...

Obamacare Is Collapsing American Healthcare

The collapsing Obamacare health laws have had a major impact on the U.S. economy with individual spending more on health care and less on other aspects of their life, which has had a major impact on the entire economy of the nation. Among the problems being faced by the U.S. healthcare system is a shortage of healthcare workers and...

How Will The Republicans Replace Obamacare?

There are relatively few laws that passed during President Obama's administration that were as controversial as the Affordable Care Act. The Act, widely called ObamaCare, was a compromise that made few people happy. It was a step to close to universal healthcare for Republicans, yet a bill that was too far away from single-payer health care for Democrats. During...

What You Need to Know About Assistive Devices

An assistive device is anything that makes it possible for you to attend to the basics of living. The most common form of assistive device is a pair of reading glasses. Other tools include hearing aids, walkers, canes or wheelchairs. Mobility Devices One of the challenges when trying to finance an...

5 Steps to Prevent Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries often cause permanent damage leading to a loss in strength, sensation, and bodily functions. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCIS), there are 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injury every year. The leading cause of spinal cord injury are vehicular accidents, but falls, violence, sports, and medical accidents also contribute to the...

How to Manage Severe Pain After an Injury

After a major injury, such as a severe strain, dislocation, or broken bones, it will naturally take some time for the pain of the injury to go away. Managing pain so that you can go about your daily routine is essential not only for your peace of mind but also for help in healing the injury as...

3 Ways Technology Is Changing Fitness

In today's era, technology is not only changing the way that people work and play, but it is also transforming the way that people live. Nowadays, staying in shape is easier than ever due to the integration of technology into the fitness industry. There are apps that you can use to monitor your health as well as...

Questions to Ask About Getting an Emotional Support Dog for Your Child

Owning an emotional support dog has become fairly common practice. But many people still confuse a support animal and a service dog. A service dog is a highly trained animal that is meant to assist an individual with a physical disability. However, a support animal provides comfort to those who have a mental or emotional concern. If...

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7 Things You Never Knew About South Africa

(Image Source: CapetownVillas.net) South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. It is the second most visited country on the continent. There is so...

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