Late Life Depression

The tragic loss of brilliant comedian, Robin Williams reminds us all that depression is a mighty beast that is not easily conquered.  Late life depression can be particularly debilitating.  Often our seniors are reluctant to seek help for their sadness and many don’t realize that…

COLA Increase for 2013

The cost of living adjustment for 2013 has been announced.  This is the number that is used to increase Social Security payments.  In general this also applies to the VA pension numbers.  The COLA increase for 2013 will be 1.7%.  To read more see this…

Starts Today: "Memory Loss Series"

Beginning today, Wednesday, October 3rd, is a four-part series on “Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease: What Every Family Caregiver Needs to Know.” This Wednesday evening series is being held at Marietta First Baptist Church, 148 Church Street in Marietta, GA. from 6:30 to 8:00…