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How to Have a Good Retirement on a Budget

Article is from the Senior Spirit newsletter. The concept of a golden retirement is a relatively new idea. It was not until the late 19th and early 20th centuries that workers started getting pensions and lived long enough to enjoy … Continue reading

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Personal Environment-Make it Safe and Comfortable

The word environment usually produces images of the great outdoors, but let’s take it a step further and consider our personal environment, especially as baby boomers age in place or mom and dad move in with their children. The space … Continue reading

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4 Myths About How to Act When Someone’s Dying

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com senior editor (This is often an unspoken topic in our society, but so important in the transition from this life to the next. Please help spread this message by reposting. Steve Kramer) People often adhere … Continue reading

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Making Tax Time a Little Bit Easier

Reprinted from the Senior Spirit Newsletter, a CSA Publication It’s that time of year again, a time of teeth-gnashing and pencil-crunching, as we haul out our receipts and statements from last year and prepare to do our federal income tax … Continue reading

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Identity Theft-Protect Yourself

It’s a frightening fact that identity theft is a rampant crime that can happen to anyone, and scams against seniors are the most common form of fraud. Of the many methods used, the phone is the easiest and most common … Continue reading

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Double Jeopardy for Baby Boomers Caring for Their Parents

Nearly 10 million adult children over the age of 50 care for their aging parents. These family caregivers are themselves aging as well as providing care at a time when they also need to be planning and saving for their … Continue reading

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Did you know…?

  Approximately 75 percent of people over age 65 have a valid driver’s license, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. According to recent research, people age 70 to 75 have a life expectancy of at least 18 years. … Continue reading

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