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Aging in Place: Living Gracefully Where You Are

It’s a great time to be alive. In 2019, we have many options as to where to live as we get older. In years past the only place you could look forward to as you aged was a nursing home....

August 30, 2019

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Five Important Reasons Your Credit Score Matters In Retirement

Ah, retirement! You’ll have time to travel, reconnect with old friends, try new hobbies, and more. If you have the money, that is. In 2018, Experian reported that people between the ag...

August 27, 2019

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Weather Safety Tips For Seniors

In 2003, a severe heat wave killed 15,000 people in France. The majority of them were people aged 75 and over. As people age, they become more susceptible to the effects of extreme heat. The...

August 8, 2019

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Don’t Allow Adult Children To Poach Your Nest Egg

The average cost to raise a child to age 18 is $233,610. For many families, however, the bills keep coming long after that.  This year, 50% of parents surveyed said they were sacrificing th...

July 31, 2019

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50 of the Best Online Resources for Senior Citizens

According to an article published by the University of Minnesota, as people get older they face a myriad of challenges linked to the problem of ageism. The same article notes that the psycho...

July 29, 2019

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Downsizing Without Discord: Three Ways To Help Your Parents Clear Out Their Stuff

Blame it on Marie Kondo, baby boomers’ fondness for collectibles, or just add it to the long list of things “killed by Millenials,” but the truth is, you don’t really...

July 23, 2019

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Almost Age 65? Look Out For Medicare Robocalls And Scams

High insurance deductibles cause many seniors to postpone medical care in the years before they’re eligible for Medicare.  Those people really look forward to their Medicare enrollmen...

July 9, 2019

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How Self-Driving Cars Could Improve Seniors’ Quality Of Life

In 2017, only 25% of Americans surveyed felt comfortable with the idea of riding in an autonomous vehicle (AV). More popularly referred to as “self-driving cars,” AVs have a long...

June 27, 2019

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2019 Seniors Helping Seniors Spring Scholarship – 1st Place Winner

The 1st Place $1,000 scholarship was awarded to Ben Vogel, who will be graduating from Laguna Beach High School mid-June. He will be attending University of Southern California where he will...

June 4, 2019

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2019 Seniors Helping Seniors Spring Scholarship – 2nd Place Winner

The 2nd Place $500 scholarship was awarded to Caroline Szuflita. Ms. Szuflita will be attending D’Youville College in 2020 to work towards becoming a Physician’s Assistant, with a hope t...

June 4, 2019

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