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4 Tips for Better Tax Prep for Seniors

Most people don’t get excited at the prospect of getting their taxes done, but there are some reasons to have this important annual task done. Here are some tips to help seniors with their tax prep so it’s less of a burden. 1. File your tax return as soon as possible. By filing as early…
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5 Tips to Help Manage a Senior’s Mail

So much of the mail we get nowadays comes electronically. However, many seniors still get a large chunk of mail via “snail mail,” through the U.S. Postal Service. For elderly loved ones who may have slowing cognitive skills, managing mail can become a challenge. Important documents or bills may get lost or not get paid…
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Heart-Healthy Tips for Caregivers

Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day aren’t the only holidays in February. Did you know that February also is American Heart Month? That means it’s an important month to improve your heart health. If you’re a caregiver for an aging and/or sick family member, it can be easy to neglect your heart health. However, it’s even…
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Boost Your Thyroid Health Knowledge

It’s easy to take your thyroid health for granted. Unless you have a thyroid problem, you may not give any thought at all to what your thyroid does. However, our thyroid helps many things in our body to function properly. January is Thyroid Awareness Month, so make it a New Year’s resolution to broaden your…
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4 Ways to Help Provide Relief for Caregivers

If you are caring for a sick or older family member—or if you know someone who is—then you likely experience a roller coaster of emotions. You may feel stressed devoting so much time to your loved one in addition to work or other family responsibilities, but you also may feel grateful you can provide so…
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