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Tips To Stay Financially Secure In Our Senior Years

By |2021-06-18T02:37:34+00:00June 18th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Tips To Stay Financially Secure In Our Senior Years Aging is a blessing, but it's also a time of many changes. One of the most common concerns during this stage is financial security. In the twilight years of our lives, many people find themselves living on a fixed income with fewer assets than they had [...]

Elder Abuse: The Underreported and Serious Problem

By |2021-06-16T02:42:36+00:00June 16th, 2021|Senior Care|

Elder abuse is a problem that has been steadily increasing over the past few decades. Unfortunately, due to under-reporting and variations in the definition of elder abuse, it's difficult to determine exactly how many people are affected by this issue. Since June 15, 2021 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, in this blog post we [...]

10 Ways to Help Keep Your Independence

By |2021-05-16T19:07:26+00:00May 15th, 2021|Making Life Better|

In the United States, independence is a value that we cherish. We are independent people who want to do things on our own and not have to rely on anyone else for anything. But what happens when you can't be as independent as you used to be? What do you do if your mobility is [...]

12 Conversation Topics that will Bring Laughter and Joy to Seniors

By |2021-04-20T01:39:42+00:00April 19th, 2021|Making Life Better|

12 Conversation Topics that will Bring Laughter and Joy to Seniors We all know that our elders are a generation who have seen and experienced a lot. They are typically wise, well-spoken individuals with so much to share. As we walk through the mall, or listen to them at church on Sunday morning, it is [...]

How to Select Memorial Monuments For Loved Ones

By |2021-03-15T11:12:47+00:00March 14th, 2021|Senior Care|

When you have lost a loved one, selecting the right memorial monument for them can be quite challenging. There are several options to choose from when it comes to monuments such as garden angels, tombstones, and many others.The memorial you choose must stand as an endearing symbol of your love and respect. Your memorial must [...]

Home is Where the Heart is…

By |2021-03-01T03:19:13+00:00February 28th, 2021|Making Life Better|

For older adults, sometimes the house they’ve lived in for years becomes too much...too much upkeep, too big, too many stairs, or even too many memories…This is the point where many older adults make the difficult decision to move to something smaller, and easier to keep up with, like an apartment.   Moving from a [...]

Helpful Gadgets for Older Adults

By |2021-01-18T03:47:22+00:00January 17th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Older adults need a lot of help around the house, but it is not often that members of the family will be around to help with the smaller things. A typical household will not have a hired nurse, and so it becomes the duty of the homeowner to assist their aged parents or grandparents. Assistance [...]

15 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Grandchildren

By |2021-01-05T01:08:50+00:00January 3rd, 2021|Making Life Better|

15 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Grandchildren Much has been said about how COVID-19 affects the health of older generations, but family relationships are also a concern. Many seniors feel cut off from one of their greatest joys in life, their grandchildren.   Since the end of March 2020, 69% of grandparents haven’t met [...]

The Social Security COLA Is Not Keeping Up

By |2020-12-20T19:41:41+00:00December 20th, 2020|Senior Care|

Is the COLA (Cost Of Living Adjustment) losing its fizz? Many seniors now feel that the annual Social Security cost of living increase is failing to keep up with the soaring prices of everything from gas and heating bills to groceries and prescription drugs. As a result, seniors are suffering, and they're suffering badly. Back [...]

Aging Parents and Role Reversal

By |2020-12-07T11:02:21+00:00December 6th, 2020|Senior Care|

This is the day you thought would never happen. Your roles in life are reversing. You're trying to make decisions for yourself and your Aging Parent. What will be best for them without altering your life, or theirs, too drastically? How do you keep up the pace and ultimately please everyone around you? You are [...]

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