Commonly Missed Tax Deductions for Seniors

The start of a new year also means the start of tax season. From January through April, Americans are busy compiling tax documents and filing their returns. While this is something that many seniors have done for decades, things can change once individuals turn 65 or older. You may be eligible for tax deductions you … Continue reading Commonly Missed Tax Deductions for Seniors

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Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease has gained more attention over the years thanks to people speaking out about their diagnoses and raising awareness. A number of well-known individuals have struggled with this disease including Michael J. Fox, Muhammad Ali, Janet Reno, Alan Alda, Neil Diamond, and Linda Ronstadt. Because Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disease, it affects each … Continue reading Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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Boosting Senior Safety at Home

Boosting Senior Safety at Home

Aging in place is a common practice as many seniors prefer to stay in the comforts of their own home for as long as possible. Provided they are mentally and physically capable of living mostly independently, this can be a more cost-efficient option to assisted living or a nursing home. They can even get in-home … Continue reading Boosting Senior Safety at Home

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Tips on How to Manage Sundowner’s Syndrome

Providing in home care for an elderly loved one is challenging. It’s even more difficult when the elderly person has some type of brain disorder or Alzheimer’s. When we see sudden negative behavioral changes, it can cause us to feel alarmed. For instance, watching a loved one deal with Sundowner’s syndrome is often frightening. Sundowner’s … Continue reading Tips on How to Manage Sundowner’s Syndrome

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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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