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Getting Through the Holiday Season for Seniors

  The holiday season is stressful for many people – young adults, parents, family. It can also be a tough time of year for grandparents and other senior citizens. Even for folks looking forward to the memories that will be

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Managing Your Budget as a Senior Citizen

  Before they became senior citizens, many people never prioritized saving for retirement until it was too late. As a result, it may now be necessary to try to survive on 60-70% (or even less) of your pre-retirement income. Even

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Posted in Investment, Life Planning, Retirement, Senior Citizen, Senior Finances

Getting a Good Night’s Rest (for the Over 50 Crowd)

It’s common knowledge that as we age, there’s always an increase in personal health and medical issues. One such issue that can, in fact, lead to other problems is a lack of sleep. For many people over fifty, sleep becomes

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Does Your Senior Have an Aging in Place Plan?

If you are a senior citizen or are caring for one, then you may have heard of a new term called “Aging in Place.” Also sometimes referred to as an Aging in Place Plan, the term simply means that a

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Worried About Alzheimer’s? Look for These Signs

  Alzheimer’s Disease is an insidious disease that can hurt not just the person afflicted but also friends and family who are impacted as the disease progresses.  Although there is not yet a cure for Alzheimer’s, it is still possible

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How Seniors Can Most Benefit from Their Annual Doctor Visit

In 2011, as part of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare Part B recipients were guaranteed a physical exam every year.  The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is meant to help senior citizens maintain their quality of life and look at

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The Benefits of Becoming a Lifelong Learner

  Many people believe that once they leave school with a degree or diploma, they are finished with learning.  But many people, however, are realizing that this just isn’t realistic. Even if you don’t take into account learning about all of

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Scam Alert! Medicare Card Telemarketing Dangers

  Identity theft has been a significant concern for some time, particularly among senior citizens who may not be technologically savvy enough to protect themselves from cybercriminals.  To help prevent this identity theft problem the U.S. government is about to

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Posted in Medicare, Safety Tips, Senior Citizen, Senior Safety, Senior Scams

The Keys to Aging with Grace and Dignity

  Comedian George Carlin once famously said that he wasn’t getting old, but instead, he was getting “older” because it sounded like it lasted longer.  But getting older isn’t something that you have to fear.  In fact, by taking the

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Is Your Home Secure? A Checklist for Seniors

There’s an old adage that a person’s home is their castle.  Well, we only wish that our homes today were as secure as some of those medieval buildings. No, we aren’t suggesting you install giant walls or motes to keep out

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