Blog - Secure Aging

Two Stories, Two Approaches to Financial Management Help for Seniors

Perhaps you have a family member or other loved one who is losing their ability to reliably pay bills or care for him or herself. You try to broach the idea of using a company like Secure Aging, which can assist with financial management and care management—yet your loved one completely resists the idea. Secure…
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7 Fire Safety Prevention Tips for Seniors

Seniors have a nearly 3-time higher risk of dying in a fire than others do, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. For those over age 85, the risk is nearly 4 times higher. Here are some tips to help seniors better protect themselves against the dangers of a fire. Keep any hearing aids, canes,…
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Secure Aging Purchased By Melissa Leedom, CPA

Bradenton, FLA. - August 19, 2019 -- Secure Aging, a financial and care management firm founded by Reba Rogers, CPA in 2005 has been purchased by Melissa Leedom, CPA. The company plans to expand on its mission to protect and preserve its clients’ sense of independence and dignity through advocacy and financial and care management. …
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital Program Helps Seniors, Others, Gauge Driving Ability

Independence is one of the things that seniors value the most. That’s why asking seniors to stop driving because they could be a hazard to themselves or others is particularly hard. In the Sarasota/Bradenton area, we have an additional local resource that can take the pressure off caregivers.  The Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Driver Evaluation and…
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New Research: Aiming for Healthy Habits Can Help Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Even if you have genetic risks for Alzheimer’s disease, healthy lifestyle choices can help lower the chance you will get the disease. That was the conclusion of several research studies presented at the 2019 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). “While there is no proven cure or treatment for Alzheimer’s, a large body of research now…
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