Retiring Abroad? Prepare To Possibly Mix And Match Health Insurance

Jul 23, 2019
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When Karen Schirack, 67, slipped on her way into her house in January and broke her left femur in multiple places, she had a decision to make. Should she get surgery to repair the fractured thigh bone and replace her hip near Ajijic, Mexico, where she has lived for 20 years, or be airlifted back to her home state of Ohio for surgery and rehab? 

The head of Baptist Health of Northeast Florida is retiring after nearly 20 years at its helm.

Retirement is a time many seniors look forward to, but can delaying retirement keep the brain healthy? According to a study of nearly half a million seniors, working every day may keep dementia away. Since working involves being physically active, socially connected and mentally challenged, seniors who delay retirement have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, the Orlando Sentinel reports.