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6 Money Tips for Older Adults

We all could use more help managing our money, right? The help that you need will vary throughout life—so, the money tips that help you in your 20s are different from what helps you in your 40s or your 60s and beyond. Here are six money tips best suited for older adults:   Get help…
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October 18 to 24 Is Estate Planning Week

Do you have an estate plan?  If you don’t, you’re not alone. An estimated 56% of Americans don’t have an estate plan, according to the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. That’s why Estate Planning Awareness Week, held October 18 to 24 this year, is a way to call attention to this important but…
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Flu Shots in 2021: What You Need to Know

Don’t forget to get your flu shot this fall! With all the talk nowadays about COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots, it’s easy to forget the need for a flu shot. However, flu shots are more important than ever, especially in those age 65 and over. Here’s why. In those age 65 and older, the risk…
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Driving and Alzheimer’s Disease, Part 2: When to Take Away the Keys

Last month, we shared an article about warning signs that indicate that an older adult may need to stop driving due to brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. This month, our article continues with a focus on what to do if the loved one in your life must stop driving.  The driving/not driving conversation with…
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September Is National Cholesterol Education Month

Did you know that September is National Cholesterol Education Month? If you haven’t given much thought about cholesterol levels for the older adult in your life or for yourself, now is a perfect time to learn a little more. First, just what is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy substance your body needs to make vitamins,…
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Different Types of Home Care Services: Here’s What You Need to Know

Did you know that there are several different types of home care workers? If you are new to home care, you may have assumed that home care just means one thing. Perhaps you envisioned home care as an experienced nurse handling all tasks that a homebound person needs, including medical care as well as cooking…
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