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Reducing Loneliness

Seniors Reducing Loneliness with Technology

  • October 16, 2019

The holidays are nearing and unfortunately many seniors feel even more isolated during this time. Thankfully, technology has provided some interactive gadgets to help lessen feelings of isolation. One of those gadgets, called the GrandPad, is discussed below. The internet…

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Can an Entire Generation Skip Retirement Planning?

  • October 16, 2019

Planning a funeral seems to be more appealing than for the hard truths about aging, which include illness, discomfort and often, a loss of dignity. Always going their own way, boomers seem to have decided it’s okay to plan a…

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What You Need to Know About Powers of Attorney

  • October 14, 2019

If you are asked to serve as someone’s power of attorney, you’ll need to understand what they are asking you to undertake. If you are asking someone to be your power of attorney, you should know what it is you…

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Nursing Home

VA Nursing Home Rating System Under Review

  • October 9, 2019

Ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veteran’s Affairs, Senator Jon Tester (D-Montana), along with Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren (both Democrats from Massachusetts) are requesting a formal review by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) of the rating…

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Estate Planning for Singles

  • October 9, 2019

Single people with no children sometimes feel like they might live forever. We know that’s not true, but children do seem to serve as markers of the passage of time. The protections offered by an estate plan for singles while…

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How Does a Life Estate Work?

  • October 4, 2019

Placing the family home into a life estate can be a worthwhile move, since it permits an aging parent or other family member to remain in the house, while allowing heirs to have eventual ownership. A family had fond memories…

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