Aging in Place
Aging in place is a relatively new idea that can help you or your loved ones continue living a full life in the home of your choice, with a focus on quality of life and indepdence. It isn't about growing old; it is about being prepared for the changes in your life, health and environment that occur as you grow older.
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Remember when our parents, in their frustration said, “Talking to you is like talking to a wall!?” Most of us laughed and thought nothing much of it. My, how the tables have turned! Now, we are also parents. And, like many of my clients, we want to speak about end-of-life planning, wills, powers … Read the Full Article >
In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, Mark Hager is joined by Bruce Ahmes, a career home renovation contractor and inventor. Bruce has created and is manufacturing a new bathtub, called the BRAK tub. About Bruce Ahmes: His father was the … Read the Full Article >
A few days ago, I was in a store watching someone pay for her items at checkout. When the cashier asked her for her credit card, she produced a wallet that was bulging with papers, bills, receipts and what could have been the remainder of an old … Read the Full Article >
In this episode of Smart Retirement Life, I’m joined thrilled to be here with Leonard Baer, an attorney whose practice focuses on elder law. Specifically, protecting seniors and their families from financial fraud and abuse. As a practicing … Read the Full Article >
As you get a little older, your lifestyle changes. Tasks you might have found easy 20, 10, or even five years ago — like climbing stairs, hopping into the tub, or crouching in the garden — might be newly difficult. That’s OK. But it’s important that … Read the Full Article >
For those of who read my blogs, it is obvious that I am a movie fan. I love movies and have been going to movies for so long. I can remember Saturday afternoons when my best friend and I would go to the Troy Theatre and pay $.75 to get in, see two … Read the Full Article >
It is sad to say, but older people are often the primary targets of fraudsters. Seen as trusting and a soft touch, liars, scammers, low grade sales reps, ID thieves and even some charities will try to squeeze what they can out of people who are … Read the Full Article >
The Age Without Borders virtual summit is a 7-day online conference, February 26 - March 4th, 2017. Join over 50 world experts talking about life, choices & the future for people over age 50. The First and the Largest Virtual Summit to … Read the Full Article >
The holidays are over, the presents are put away, and we are looking forward to Groundhog Day, Valentines Day, and of course, the tax season! My personal preference is Valentine’s Day. But, as you know, the IRS doesn’t give you much … Read the Full Article >
If you've spent a lifetime working, then you're probably looking forward to a stress-free, relaxing retirement. Don't let financial woes hang over your head and threaten to put a damper on your retirement years. By tackling debt, you can set … Read the Full Article >
These are the lines from one of my favorite movies, City Slickers, where a middle-aged man goes to a dude ranch to participate in cattle drive and find meaning in life. Curly: Do you know what the secret of life is? [holds up index finger] Curly: … Read the Full Article >