For older Americans battered by the jobs market during the pandemic, here’s some encouraging news: There are 7.4 million job openings in the U.S. (as of Feb. 28), the Labor Department says. That’s up from 7.1 million a month earlier and the most since January 2019. It’s the latest sign that demand […]

Beginning at 8:15 a.m. on Monday, Vermonters age 50 and older will be able to make an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. Going online to healthvermont.gov/MyVaccine is the fastest way to make an appointment, and there are enough slots at sites throughout Vermont for everyone who is eligible, the state […]

PEABODY, MA — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is urging veterans to consider bypassing the state coronavirus vaccination rollout and enroll in the Veterans Affairs health care system in hopes of getting the vaccine as soon as possible. Moulton said veterans, especially those 75 years old and older, who are not […]

Healthcare workers and Phase 1A residents exit large tents at Disneyland, Orange County’s first large-scale COVID-19 vaccination site. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times) Carol Wingate has some stern advice for officials from the federal government on down: Get your coronavirus vaccine act together, and do it fast. The […]

A bottleneck at the National Archives is delaying benefits claims for 32,000 military veterans, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Covid-19 pandemic shut the National Personnel Records Center, a unit of the Archives, for months last year except for emergency requests. After briefly operating at low capacity, it […]

These days, millennial spending and consumer trends tend to make or break a company, with that generation driving the boom in online shopping that has left some retailers shuttering locations for good. However, it seems as if the headlines might be sleeping on baby boomers, who will continue to drive […]