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Senior Solutions: Your Guide to a Retirement Free of Credit Card Debt

Financial security is, without a doubt, one of the most important keys to living well after retirement. Despite this simple fact, it is a pressing concern for millions of people over the age of 65 all over the United States. According to a study that was conducted by AARP in 2006, over 30% of retired people in this country see their current debt levels as one of the biggest problems that they face on a daily basis. To make matters worse, trends indicate that number has only increased with time.

As a result, its become more important than ever to make sure that senior citizens have the financial education they need to insure that they're living well at all times. When it comes to making sure that you or a loved one has a retirement free of credit card debt, there are a few key things to keep in mind.

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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 irregular heartbeat, valve problems and plaque buildup in the arteries.

There is a mountain of highly scientific information about senior heart health. In fact, there is so much information that it would take you a lifetime to read it all. To save you time, here are ten fast facts about senior heart health that you can use to move closer to your goal of living well in your senior years.

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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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Want a Better Senior Lifestyle? Be Proactive About Your Health

American healthcare is moving towards a “help yourself” mentality that encourages everyone– even seniors– to become proactive about their own health.

The new age of healthcare that has followed the Affordable Care Act has placed much of the responsibility on the individual to keep his body in the best physical shape possible so that he may avoid chronic or fatal illnesses during his senior life.  In response to this, many hospitals and other care providers have initiated prevention and wellness programs to help patients become proactive about their health.

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The Trick to Cooler Senior Living

Does your summer fun melt away in the heat of the day? Do you toss and turn all night on sweat-soaked sheets for three months out of every year? If you are an older person and find it increasingly difficult to deal with heat, you are not alone– individuals over the age of 65 are more prone to heat stress than are younger people

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Senior Life is What You Make of It

You could look at aging as getting older or see it as freedom to do the things you didn’t have time for when you were working a 9-to-5 and raising your family. As George Burns said, “You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” Senior life is what you make of it, despite creaky joints or the occasional flare up of arthritis.

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Uncovering the Secrets of Living Well with Arthritis

Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting seniors in the United States, but it is also one of the most mysterious. According to the Society for Women’s Health Research, arthritis complicates life for about 70 million people in the United States, yet recent polls show that there are even odds that someone just beginning to feel the effects of the condition would be able to recognize their symptoms as arthritis. A not inconsiderable number of Americans (about 15% of poll respondents) know nothing at all about the disease.

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Living Well after Retirement: Dealing with Grief

Everyone deals with the loss of a loved one differently.

If you’ve recently lost a spouse, you may find that your children or grandchildren express their grief by trying to take care of you—hovering for a time, trying to make sure that you’re kept busy, or that all of your slightest wants and needs are taken care of.

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Meet Cincinnati's Senior Care Experts

Every team needs a committed captain, and Peggy Slade-Sowders knows a thing or two about senior care management.

After 30 years working in the senior care field as a dietician, she suddenly found herself in the role of caregiver, managing her husband’s care as he recovered from a cerebral hemorrhage. This caregiving experience instilled in her a desire to help other families who faced similar situations, suddenly finding themselves responsible for the increasing needs of an ailing or elderly loved one.

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