The single biggest expense senior citizens face is long-term care. The risks and cost are huge: a 20 percent chance they'll need five years or more, with costs of $181 per day for a nursing home in Georgia. Yet few Georgians plan for long-term care.
Holiday concert The United States Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon presents the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band's Holiday Concert, Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way Extension, Augusta.
Lights of the South is open 6-10 p.m. through Dec. 30 (closed Christmas Day). See 5 million lights, hay rides, walking trails, food, drinks, Santa Claus, maze; 633 Louisville Road, Grovetown; $8.95 adults, $5.
Abilene Baptist Church is presenting its 35th annual singing Christmas tree this weekend.
The annual holiday kicks off the Christmas season for many families, said Abilene Minister of Music Tommy Sunderland.