Elders

  • Social Security benefits to rise by 2 percent in 2018

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year. It’s the largest increase since 2012 but comes to only $25 a month for the average beneficiary. The Social Security Administration announced the cost–of-living increase Friday. The COLA affects...
  • Psychic scams elderly man out of $147,000 to ‘cleanse his soul,’ police say

    A New Jersey psychic is accused of scamming an elderly man out of $147,000 claiming he needed to undergo a 14-step Chakra cleansing program to rid his body of demons.  Galloway Township Police said the man met with Sally “Kim” Wando, 49, of Galloway, at her business, Village Psychic, on the...