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Why You Need to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Their Estate Plan

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There comes a time when you will need to be certain that your parents’ estate plan is current and no revisions are necessary. This event may arise because one or both of your parents have recently sustained a major illness that has or could become life-threatening. Hopefully, you have communicated with your parents to understand… Read more »

7 Myths Baby Boomers Should Know About Falling

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The Baby Boomer generation currently straddles the traditional retirement age of 65, with older members in the 70s and the youngest approaching 60. As Boomers continue to age, they can become increasingly susceptible to age-related health risks, including falling.  According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and… Read more »

When It Comes to Hurricane Season as a Florida Senior, Do You Have the InformationYou Need?

Hurricanes are devastating storms that threaten Florida every year, and put millions of residents in harm’s way. Did you know, however, that Florida seniors are at particular risk due to an increased propensity for mobility issues and health concerns?  Fortunately, there are plenty of ways seniors can prepare for the superstorms, starting long before a… Read more »

5 Signs A Senior Loved One With Dementia May Be A Victim of Elder Abuse

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Elder abuse is an under-reported epidemic impacting an estimated one-in-ten aging adults. It cuts across every racial, ethnic, cultural, and economic demographic, and can cause incalculable pain and suffering. This is not including potentially staggering financial losses. One unsettling correlation, however, is that seniors with dementia are disproportionately targeted for elder abuse. Nearly one-in-two aging… Read more »

5 Tips to Help Your Aging Parents Cope with a “Gray Divorce”

A “Gray Divorce” occurs when an older couple ends their marriage late in life. There could be a number of reasons for doing so, but in almost every case the fallout of the broken relationship can be devastating, and not just for the elder couple, but for everyone involved. Adult children, for example, may find… Read more »