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Money Management Tips for the Golden Years

Source-Pixabay In many ways, managing your money during your Golden Years will be somewhat easier than in the years before. After all, you only have the money that you have, which means your options are more limited. However, the rules related to money management have also shifted when you reach retirement age, which means things get more complicated and you have to deal with new taxes, costs... ❯❯❯

5 Ways to Boost Cognitive Function

Improving cognitive function can help your brain grow stronger, smarter and brighter. There are a variety of ways to keep your brain sharp. Emerging research around using klotho therapy to reduce the effects of aging offers the potential to slow the effects of cognitive decline that comes with aging. In this article, we’ll uncover five great ways to boost cognitive function, including a... ❯❯❯

Seniors! Make Sure You Know Your Medicare

The world of healthcare, health insurance and the medical industry has changed in more ways than most can articulate or document, within the last several years. Insurance plans are a challenge for most people to read and understand, and coverages can change each year without much warning. It’s also not surprising to receive large medical bills after appointments or procedures, that are... ❯❯❯

Life Insurance Over 50: Why Get it and Why Not

Death is inevitable, and what a better way to minimize its effects than by living behind a long-lasting legacy. The legacy can be in the form of a life insurance coverage that beneficiaries can cling on as they come to terms with the unfortunate event. At 50 years, it would be wise to take a life insurance policy so that beneficiaries can access some cash benefits once you are not there. The... ❯❯❯

5 Questions to ask before choosing a home care provider

When choosing a home care company, here is what to consider: This post is sponsored by Bunny’s Home Care in Baltimore  Getting a home care provider is a life-changing experience. Any senior who is considering such a change will probably feel a bit hesitant and more than likely have more than a few questions. The first course of action is to become fully informed about the home care... ❯❯❯

Products Seniors Absolutely Must Have

As one grows older the costs of life insurance policies become more expensive. In your sixties the life insurance premiums are more expensive than those given in their early thirties. Old individuals are believed to be of greater risk because the chances of the company’s payout are very high. Even if this is true, there is a silver lining. There are plenty of life insurance policies that... ❯❯❯

Signs You May Need Hip Replacement Surgery

Photo by Chastagner Thierry on Unsplash Between the cost, discomfort, and recovery time, surgery is not something people typically look forward to. However, it could make all the difference in relieving your pain and allowing you to return to your regular daily activities—especially when it comes to hip replacement surgery. If you think you may require a hip replacement surgery, here are... ❯❯❯

How to Identify Unsafe Conditions in a Nursing Home

Senior home care is such an important part of health and happiness for elders. Although most seniors would prefer to live out the rest of their days in their homes, this isn’t always an option. Certain conditions require on-the-clock care, and senior centers may be better for individuals who could benefit from additional services and socialization. Unfortunately, the home care that you think... ❯❯❯

How elderly people can avoid nasty falls at home.

Falls are common at home and 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 will fall at least once a year.  Thankfully many of these falls do not result in an injury but when they do they can be very nasty and sometimes be fatal.  Falls in elderly people can result in fractures, dislocations, sprains and bruising.  In this article, we will look at toms of the reasons which elderly people fall... ❯❯❯

4 Differences Between a Trust and a Will

Photo by Melinda Gimpel on Unsplash Wills and trusts are confusing because they are so similar. They both deal with the appointment of property and finances. However, there are important differences that are key to understand. First, it is important to know that “A will is a legal document that instructs how you want your assets (financial and material) distributed after your... ❯❯❯