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Sally Abrahms

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger's Retirement Report

Sally Abrahms is an award-winning journalist and expert on baby boomers and seniors. She has published in the Wall Street Journal, TIME, Newsweek, AARP, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Forbes, USA Today and others. Sally is the author of two books, and recently contributed a chapter on housing to Not Your Mother's Retirement. For more about Sally, go to

Latest Features

May 2019

Traveling in Retirement: Take Care of Health on the Road

Being organized and having important medical information with you is the right prescription for older travelers who are on the move.

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Long-Term Care Insurance
January 2019

Retirement Housing Options for LGBT Seniors

The number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans age 65 and older is projected to reach seven million by 2030.

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Health Care & Insurance
June 2017

Tech Revolution Benefits the Aging

Aging-in-place technology is helping to improve the aging experience for seniors and family caregivers.

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Estate Planning
December 2016

How to Treat Your Heirs Fairly

To avoid any bad blood among siblings trying to decipher your will after death, explain your decisions while living.

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Health Care & Insurance
May 2016

New Ways to Help Dementia Patients

A growing number of programs are treating dementia symptoms by engaging patients in various activities, from museum visits to dancing.

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April 2016

Programs That Help Seniors and Children

Intergenerational residential communities can help seniors feel more productive and give children a strong sense of guidance.

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January 2016

Fashionable Tech Can Keep You Fit

Outfitted with sensors, 'smart' clothing and accessories can track your biometric data.

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Estate Planning
November 2015

3 Great Web Sites for Organizing Estate-Planning Documents

Storing important papers in one place online can make life easier for loved ones during a difficult time.

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September 2015

Young Entrepreneurs Fill Need in Senior Market

Start-ups focused on baby boomers and seniors strive to help keep an aging population independent and connected.

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March 2015

Technology Helps Seniors Remain at Home

A variety of gadgets help the elderly keep their independence and age in place.

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Making Your Money Last
February 2015

Find Your Niche in a Retirement Enclave

Whether you have an interest in the arts or RVs, you can find a retirement community that caters to like-minded people.

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Making Your Money Last
August 2014

Living at Home, But Not Home Alone

These three housing options let you age in place and preserve your independence.

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