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Three Winter Safety Risks Seniors Need to Watch For

3 Winter Safety Risks Seniors Need to Watch For

After a fairly easy start, winter is finally here with a vengeance: In the past two weeks we’ve seen 2 feet or more of snow. At the same time, however, temperatures...

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Beware of IRS Tax Scams This Season

Posted on February 2, 2017 0

Beware of IRS Tax Scams This Season

Tax season is just around the corner, but one particular tax scam may end up costing some elderly residents more than just what they owe for their tax bill.

Financial scams to...

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Managing Your Parent's Finances

Posted on January 26, 2017 0

Managing Your Parent's Finances

There may come a time when you may want to – or have to - start managing your parent's finances. This can be a tough conversation to have because loss of control over finances can be a...

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It's Glaucoma Awareness Month

Posted on January 19, 2017 1

Glaucoma Awareness Month

 

Although anyone of any age can get glaucoma, people over 60 are in one of the highest risk groups for the eye disease. Since January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, it’s a good time to take a...

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors and Caregivers

Posted on January 5, 2017 0

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors and Caregivers

 

It’s 2017 and the start of a new year can only mean one thing: resolutions. And as we all know, resolutions are easy to make, but can be harder to keep. So in...

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How to Save Money on High-Cost Brand-Name Drugs

How to Save Money on High-Cost Brand-Name Drugs

If you think prescription drug prices have been steadily putting a greater pinch on your finances, you’d be right, according to a report issued this week by AARP.

The ...

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The Best Holiday Gifts for Seniors

Posted on December 9, 2016 0

The Best Holiday Gifts for Seniors

Choosing holiday gifts for seniors can be difficult. If the senior is in assisted living, space may be limited, so gifts should be small in size; if the senior lives at home, they...

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20 Winter Hacks for Seniors (and Others)

Posted on December 1, 2016 0

20 Winter Hacks for Seniors (and Others)

The calendar says it’s almost winter, but we have yet to really see snow in the southern part of the state. Right now we’re contending with short days and low temperatures,...

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It's Not Too Late to Start Eating Healthy

It's Not Too Late to Start Eating Healthy 

Healthy eating means a healthy you – and that means fewer doctor visits, less spent on medication, and the ability to stay active and independent. Those are all great...

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How to Honor Senior Veterans on Veterans Day

How to Honor Senior Veterans on Veterans Day 

 Photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Holzworth                           

Tomorrow is Veterans Day, and to mark the occasion, we’d like to give you a little history of the...

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