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How Seniors Should Adjust Their Smartphones

  When it comes to handling new technology, seniors often deal with a reputation as being clumsy or confused. Admittedly, technology is changing so rapidly that it’s hard to keep up with all of the updates and upgrades at any

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How Does Stress Impact Alzheimer’s?

  For years, Alzheimer’s Disease has been recognized as a most insidious disease because of its ability to rob our loved ones of their mental faculties while we helplessly watch them succumb. While the causes are unknown, and no cure

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Why You Should Hire a Seniors Real Estate Specialist

  After living in one home for thirty or more years, many senior citizens are faced with a dilemma—whether to downsize to a more manageable home or consider moving into some kind of assisted living community. This is not a

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Embracing Technology for the Senior Crowd

There’s a very common misconception that senior citizens don’t know how to handle technology. Unfortunately, when you compare their knowledge with that of younger generations, this may be true. Most Seniors are hesitant to try out new technologies, either because

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Posted in Baby Boomers, Senior Citizen, Senior Tips

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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Posted in Aging Parents, Elder Abuse, Safety Tips, Senior Citizen, Senior Citizen Abuse, Senior Safety, Senior Scams

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

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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