Blog - Secure Aging

Visiting Your Aging Loved One

As our loved ones age, simple outings such as going to the movies can mean a great deal to them. When you have the opportunity, make them feel good by doing something extra special. A nice dinner out on the town could be just the ticket. Have them take time to get all dressed up…
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Visiting Lonely Elders During the Holiday Season

This time of year hosts several major holidays including Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s and it can remind the elderly of traditions and loved ones who have passed away. Make a point this holiday season to visit with your aging loved ones or go out into the community to make seniors feel special. Loneliness in…
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Living Arrangements – Renting vs. Buying

As we get older we have to come to a decision on our housing. Should we keep the big family home with all the memories, or downsize into a condo or rental space? It all depends on the family, so let’s figure out what will be the right decision for you. Senior Living Communities As…
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Planning for Funeral Arrangements, Pt. 1

In Part One of our Funeral Arrangements series, the Secure Aging team outlines a few important planning aspects to help make things go smoother for you and your family when the time comes. See Part Two here. Funeral Arrangements Planning for the future will not only enable you to have peace of mind, but will…
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Planning for Funeral Arrangements, Pt. 2

In Part Two of our Funeral Arrangements series, the Secure Aging team interviews Gene Brown of Brown & Sons Funeral Homes to discuss why pre-planned funeral arrangements are so important to navigating aging.  See Part One here. SA: Tell us a little about yourself and your business. GB: My name is Gene Brown and my…
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Estate Planning: What is a Trust?

It is never too early to plan ahead and get things organized in the case of illness or passing, but is a trust the right choice for you? Defined by CNN, "a trust is a legal entity that lets you put conditions on how certain assets are distributed upon your death." To start, you need…
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