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10 Fast Facts about Senior Heart Health

Heart health is essential for living well. This is true for people of all ages, but especially for seniors. The umbrella term “heart disease” covers many conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels, including heart failure, an ... Read More

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What's the True Cost of Assisted Care?

Seniors faced with the need to move away from home and into an assisted living apartment or retirement community often struggle with anticipating the true cost of care. Naturally, there is a significant financial impact on the senior in question. Read More

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How US Senior Life Compares to Other Nations Around the Globe

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there will be over two billion people aged 60 or older, worldwide, by 2050. That's a staggering number of people who will ... Read More

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How Can I Convince My Elderly Parents to Accept the Help They Need?

One of the toughest conversations you will likely ever have with your parents is the discussion about assisted care.

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Seniors Need to Get Savvy about Financial Planning

In this world of escalating expense, can seniors afford to live comfortably? Senior life frees a person from the hustle that comes with maintaining a job, but it can also create financial chaos.

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Did Your Aging Parent Purchase an On-Exchange Health Plan?

When it comes to the state of health coverage in America today, there's really only one thing everyone agrees on: the system is confusing. With passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many more Americans now ... Read More

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The Older Adult’s Guide to Retirement Tech

Older Americans are becoming increasingly savvy at using digital communications and technology in their day-to-day lives— from maintaining family contacts, to forming new relationships, managing medications and ... Read More

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The Little Lies We Tell Aging Parents Who Are Suffering from Dementia

Many of us who deal with aging parents suffering from dementia have faced the difficulty of imparting to them bad news, or of trying to convince them to accept care that they need when they can no longer live independently. ... Read More

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