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Advice for Those Aging Alone

Aging is tough, and when you’re doing it on your own, challenges seem to multiply. Aging alone is sometimes a choice, but for others it can be the result of divorce or widowhood. Regardless of the causes, there are strategies

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Senior Phone Scams to Look Out for in 2019

It’s a sad fact that con artists and scammers most often prey on people who can’t defend themselves. For scams being run in 2019, that means a popular target will be senior citizens. In fact, one study has suggested that

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Give the Gift of a Helping Hand to a Senior in 2019

As 2019 comes around, many of us are making plans and resolutions for the New Year. While most people look to do something that involves self-improvement, like losing weight, others may want to turn outward and resolve to help others.

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What’s Changing in Social Security in 2019?

Everyone knows how important Social Security can be for senior citizens and retirees. According to the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, Social Security provides benefits for 15 million retireeswho would otherwise be living below the poverty line. Changes to

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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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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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