Money Trouble: Common Financial Issues for Seniors

Take a Walk! Five Major Benefits for Seniors

When many people picture retirement, they imagine relaxing, traveling, visiting with grandchildren, and basically having free time to spend as they wish. But the reality is that this isn’t always the case. Many seniors face financial challenges as they age, and this can put a damper on what they imagined retirement to be like. Being … Continue reading Money Trouble: Common Financial Issues for Seniors

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Fighting Back Against Depression in Seniors

Depression is not a normal part of aging, though it does affect millions of seniors. It is a mental health disorder, but one that can be effectively treated and managed. Left untreated, depression can make it more difficult for the elderly to recover from illness or injury and impact their quality of life. It can … Continue reading Fighting Back Against Depression in Seniors

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Protecting Seniors from Scams

Financial scams are occurring all the time via phone, email, Internet, or in person. Unfortunately, scammers often prey upon the elderly as they are often more giving and easily conned into believing fake schemes. Seniors are often living on a fixed income and limited savings, so they need to be careful about managing their finances. … Continue reading Protecting Seniors from Scams

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Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

Caring for A Senior with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

When a loved one has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, they often require a higher level of care and attention. Dementia is a progressive disease, meaning their memory and focus will continue to deteriorate over time. Family members often take on a great deal of responsibility in keeping their loved one safe and content. This can … Continue reading Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

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Is Your Senior’s Home Safe for Aging in Place?

Many seniors value their independence and choose to age in place for as long as possible before shifting to assisted living or a nursing home. As long as there are no major health and safety concerns, this isn’t usually an issue. If there are areas where they need additional support, an in-home caregiver can help … Continue reading Is Your Senior’s Home Safe for Aging in Place?

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