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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Alzheimer's Factors to Be Aware Of

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time . . .


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Monday, November 19, 2018

Appropriate-Documents-For-End-of-Life-Care-Decisions

You may think your living will is in order, including instructions regarding resuscitation commonly referred to as a DNR (do not resuscitate). While your wishes in a living will may be appropriately documented . . .
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Misconceptions About Powers of Attorney

A durable power of attorney is one of the most important estate planning documents you can have.
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Points to Discuss with Your Parents as they Age

Your parent is getting on in age, but you don't have a clear idea if there is a plan in place for their care. It is a difficult topic to broach; no one wants to talk about getting older and the financial realities that come with aging.
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Friday, September 7, 2018

Spousal Dementia and its Effect on a Marriage

When someone you love, in particular, your spouse, becomes ill you want to help them get well. But what happens when the illness is dementia?


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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Moving from the Family Home: How to Start the Conversation

Jane lived alone in her home in Troy after her husband died and the kids moved away. A few years later, she started to forget things, like putting the kettle on to boil and coming back to find the stove on fire.
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Saturday, March 3, 2018

5 Things to Include in an Estate Plan

Estate planning is important for people of all ages, but as we age, the need for planning becomes even more critical. Many people avoid estate planning, because they do not want to think about the end of life, failing health or disability.



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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Considerations for Retirement Planning


Most people dream of the day they can retire. The problem is that many do not move beyond dreaming to planning. Planning can be done no matter what your age, but experts encourage people to start as early as possible. Retirement planning can seem like a daunting endeavor for many people as they focus on day-to-day financial obligations. Many people have no idea where to start.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018

What the New Tab Bill Means for Seniors

Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December of 2017 which is aimed at cutting taxes for corporations and all Americans. While the bulk of the legislation went into effect January 2018, most taxpayers will not see much of a difference in their taxes until 2019, when they file their 2018 taxes. However, there are several important changes seniors need to be aware of now that could affect not only their tax bill, but other items such as their health care premiums. 



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Monday, January 29, 2018

Aging is a Success Story

Aging is the sign of a successful life. After all, when you think about the alternative to aging your perspective about getting older shifts.



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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Memory Care Innovations

Within the next 20 years, there will be an increased need for memory care housing options as the Baby Boomers continue to age. In 2016 alone, more than 2.5 million Baby Boomers turned 70 years old, the youngest boomers hitting age 52. With advancing age comes an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. Recent estimates state that the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease could potentially triple from the 5 million sufferers in 2013 to around 14 million by the year 2050.


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