Posts Tagged “seniors”

Seniors deserve better treatment

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Seniors deserve better treatment

Seniors deserve better treatment Despite all the expressed concern for senior citizens from the business community, the truth is they are not treated very well. Every time a business claims to give a benefit to a senior, it is often just a slick manipulation that actually costs more. From food to cruises, seniors are promised…

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Finding a new place to lose weight & hang my iPod

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Finding a new place to lose weight & hang my iPod

I finally found a great place to work out, at Charter Fitness. I’ve bounced around a few health clubs but Charter fitness so far is the best. And I think seniors in Southwest Suburban Chicago should give it a closer look. It’s also the least expensive of all the clubs By Ray Hanania I think…

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Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

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Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

Most Baby Boomers and senior citizens are living on fixed incomes, many far below what any reasonable person needs to survive in today’s world. They can barely cover food and living requirements, let alone things like travel, clothing and even a little entertainment for themselves. They worked hard all their lives to build up this…

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Health clubs are less about health and more about profits

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Health clubs are less about health and more about profits

Health clubs are less about health and more about profits By Ray Hanania I’ve been a member of health clubs on and off for much of my life. My first was the East Bank Club when I worked at the Chicago Sun-Times. It was fun. I would spend time on the treadmill, by the upper…

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Misleading senior breakfasts and Mayor Emanuel

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Misleading senior breakfasts and Mayor Emanuel

I stopped in for a breakfast the other day with my son to talk about his sterling performances at high school, only to realize how much lying he and I have to face as citizens in our society in here in America. Our businesses, our schools, some of our governments and Chicago desperately lie to…

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Baby Boomers: What we can do to help seniors?

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Baby Boomers: What we can do to help seniors?

Seniors worked hard and allowed the government to take money to invest in Social Security during their many years of work. Yet, when seniors retire, the government taxes that money which it used, if the senior has other income. Social Security Income should be non-taxable so seniors can continue to work. And we need to give…

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