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Co-Housing Communities:  Seniors Live Independently, But Stay Connected To Others

Have you thought about where you’ll live after you retire? Previous generations dreamed of retiring to Florida, Arizona, or maybe living abroad. But now, many seniors and those nearing...

February 18, 2020

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Why Is Coronavirus More Serious In Older People?

Worldwide, confirmed cases of “novel coronavirus” (technically called 2019-nCoV) are increasingly daily. Although infections are still mainly centered in China, new cases and eve...

February 6, 2020

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You’re Not Too Young To Think About Long-Term Care Insurance

According to the AARP, 52% of the people who turn 65 today will develop a health condition that requires long-term care (LTC). Women tend to live longer and have more health problems, so the...

January 27, 2020

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Fire Safety Tips For Seniors

In 2018, ten people in Baton Rouge, LA were killed in house fires during a severe January cold snap.  The majority of those fires were started by heating equipment – space heaters, fi...

January 9, 2020

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Senior Organizations Endorse Medical Alert Devices

With surveys showing that 90% of seniors want to “age in place” senior organizations such as regularly highlights technologies that help improve seniors’ quality of life. S...

December 26, 2019

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Twelve Gift Ideas For Seniors Who (Think) They Have Everything

Ask your parents or grandparents what they want for Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanza and you’re likely to hear some version of “I have everything I need; don’t waste your money.” That’s a...

December 9, 2019

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Tax Tips For Seniors: Act Now To Lower Your 2020 Tax Bill

April 15, 2020 will be here sooner than you think, so start getting ready now.  Most people don’t start thinking about taxes until sometime after Valentine’s Day. By then, howev...

December 5, 2019

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Government Watchdogs Warn About Theft and Financial Abuse In Senior Care Facilities

It’s Long Term Care Awareness Month, and here’s an important issue that needs your awareness and attention. A recent report issued by the federal Government Accountability Office...

November 25, 2019

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The Truth About Fall Detection

While Fall Detection may seem like the best medical alert solution, it’s definitely not made for everyone. Learn more about how Fall Detection works and if it’s right for you....

November 1, 2019

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7 Tips To Make Your Home A Safer Place To Age In Place

More than three-quarters of adults age 50 and over surveyed by AARP in 2018 want to stay in their homes as they age. But the average American home is a dangerous place! It has knives, fire h...

October 28, 2019

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