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Many Americans will eventually need long-term care. Here’s how to pay for it

Finance
Morsa Images | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesChances are, you aren't seriously thinking about how to pay for long-term care when you are older.Most people only think about it at two points in their lives: when their parents need it or when they start to get much older and realize they need to have a plan, said Carolyn McClanahan, a physician and certified financial planner at Life Planning Partners in Jacksonville, Florida.Yet someone turning 65 years old today has almost a 70% chance of needing some type of long-term care services in their remaining years, according to the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services. Women need 3.7 years of care, while men need 2.2 years. The average lifetime cost of formal long-term care is $ 172,000, according to PWC. "The big thing that you at least nee...
‘We all need a good laugh’: Tim Robbins reveals all about new satirical podcast

‘We all need a good laugh’: Tim Robbins reveals all about new satirical podcast

Entertainment
Oscar-winning actor Tim Robbins has told Sky News that "we all need a good laugh" right now, as he discussed his new star-studded satirical podcast Bobbo Supreme.He revealed that he wanted to make a film but due to the coronavirus pandemic, that was not possible - so he created a "film for the ears" instead. Robbins says the five-episode podcast pays homage to his 1992 film Bob Roberts, which sees him star as a right-wing politician running for the US Senate. Image: Tim Robbins plays Bobbo Supreme in the titular podcast The title character Bobbo Supreme is described as an "infantile, narcissistic lounge singer, game show hosting, narcoleptic, racist billionaire recording artist and leader of the free world, who is in the final push of...
Ava Max: ‘I need to make it, no matter what’

Ava Max: ‘I need to make it, no matter what’

Entertainment
Ava Max is running late. The pop star is meant to be promoting her debut album, Heaven & Hell, with a day full of Zoom interviews, but her laptop has disappeared. It takes 30 minutes to track it down, while her PRs fire off apologetic emails to journalists sitting in online waiting rooms.Then, as if by magic, she pops up on the screen, sitting on her sofa in LA, without a single, asymmetric hair out of place."I'm so sorry!" she says. "I was playing music outside yesterday and I left my laptop out there. When I couldn't find it in the house, I was freaking out."Max is speaking two years after the release of her breakthrough single, Sweet But Psycho, which topped the charts in 20 countries, and sold two million copies in the UK...
Girl Guides: Enhanced photos need labels on social media

Girl Guides: Enhanced photos need labels on social media

Technology
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Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg has carpal tunnel in hand, could need surgery

Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg has carpal tunnel in hand, could need surgery

Sports
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Washington Nationals star pitcher Stephen Strasburg was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome in his pitching hand and may need to undergo season-ending surgery. Nationals manager Dave Martinez made the announcement Friday, a day after Strasburg visited with a hand specialist. Advertisement Martinez said the reigning World Series MVP could have surgery to fix the issue, but no final decisions have been made. "Now we're going to sit back and discuss what the plans are moving forward," Martinez told reporters before the Nationals opened their series against the Miami Marlins on Friday. "I think it's something that's going to have to be fixed. "... It helps us all knowing that we can have a plan going forward. But my concern is always Stephen and hope that he recovers as qui...