3 Steps to Financial Planning for Aging Parents

By |2022-05-28T14:25:06-07:00May 28th, 2022|

Isn’t it wonderful that medical advances and healthier lifestyles enable us to enjoy more time with our parents? While this is certainly great news, it also presents additional medical and financial planning challenges. For many adult children, this management is thrust upon them as their parents’ health suddenly deteriorates or the death of one parent

When Holiday Visits Reveal Financial Misuse

By |2021-12-17T06:18:27-08:00December 17th, 2021|

Countless loving American families live far apart. That’s one more reason why the holidays are a special time for family gatherings. While the holidays typically conjure thoughts of celebrations, delicious food and gift giving, spending quality time with senior members can also be educational. Even alarming at times. Specifically, togetherness can reveal signs that older

Tips for Managing Stress for Seniors During Turbulent Times

By |2021-09-07T21:37:25-07:00September 15th, 2021|

It may feel like everywhere you turn, you are met with upsetting updates. Whether it’s the news about Covid-19, an incoming hurricane, or concern about a family member, it seems you can’t escape from troubling stories. What tools can you implement to healthily process what you are hearing without letting it get you down? If

How to Recognize and Address Depression in the Aging

By |2021-09-07T21:32:42-07:00September 8th, 2021|

Depression in aging adults is prevalent. It often goes unnoticed. Sometimes it is due to elder abuse or neglect, wherein the caretaker is not paying attention to the signs and symptoms of depression. Other times, depression can creep up slowly. It is not always apparent unless you’re looking for signs. Here are some signs of

5 Social Media Scams to Avoid

By |2021-06-07T19:07:16-07:00June 9th, 2021|

Using social media to keep track of loved ones can be a blessing in many ways. But there are negative sides to social media. Among the biggest downsides are scams designed to steal money from the less experienced. You don’t have to quit using social media altogether to avoid being scammed. Just be wary and

How to Strengthen Family Ties with Seniors During the Holidays

By |2021-01-21T07:56:18-08:00December 9th, 2020|

One of the most significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is the physical separation that many family members are experiencing. It’s important to maintain distance to avoid spreading the disease. At the same time, the consequences of separation need to be weighed. Seniors need continued care and connection without putting them in harm’s way due

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