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Identifying Financial Decline in Seniors

Age-related decline is often thought about in terms of physical decline or cognitive decline, but rarely considered is the decline in one’s ability to manage their finances. Last year, a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society shed light on just how big of a problem financial decline is for seniors. Over…

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Elder Orphans and the Security of Aging in Place

Children learn to walk at an early age in a quest for independence, yet we often desire the comfort of our accustomed surroundings as adults. For years, aging adults moved to a long-term residential care facility rather than remain at home and risk a life-threatening injury. Innovations to solve every day problems, like installing grab…

201803.27
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Combating Tax Scams and Tax Identity Theft 

Tax scammers continue to find innovative ways to target unsuspecting taxpayers. With the 2018 tax season in full swing, the cybercriminals have invented a new scam, nicknamed the “erroneous refund scam.” Starting in 2017, cyberthieves targeted the computer systems of tax and payroll professionals stealing client financial data. Within weeks of beginning to accept 2017…

201711.27
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The Three Main Challenges to Aging in Place

It’s undeniable that baby boomers have reshaped society during the past two decades, and as they take their journey through retirement, experts see them continuing to break with the ways of the past and forge their own trail through life’s golden years. For baby boomers, retreating to an institutional setting to spend the later years…

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Four Tips to Help Seniors Overcome Social Isolation

When families think about how to help parents as they age, they tend to focus on physical and environmental challenges. “I’m worried about dad tripping and falling,” or “Keeping the house clean has become too demanding of a task for mom” are concerns we often hear from adult children when they’re looking for guidance on…