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Fraud Vulnerability as We Age
Studies show that we are more vulnerable to fraud as we age, as we are losing some of our "cues" such as "gut feelings" and the sense that something may be wrong. Learn about what is being done to discover what changes as we age and how to become more aware and safer out there.
Gifts for the Older Set
Buying gifts for older persons requires some original thinking. Some elders say they have everything they need, but there are some cool things out there that even the “please don’t buy me anything” folks might enjoy! As the holidays approach, we all could use some new ideas for gift giving!
Grandparenting pitfalls can strain relationships. Learn how to discourage unhealthy behaviors in our interactions and build better relationships with our children along with their children.
Helping Others with Grief
Sometimes it is very difficult to know what to say to others when they have had an acute loss. Since losses become more common as we age, it is to our advantage to learn what we should and shouldn't say or do at these times. Learn the basics of helping others grieve.
Hobbies are Good for Health
Studies show that if we choose hobbies that are mentally and physically challenging, we can enhance our health and quality of life. Get some suggestions and good ideas here.
Home Modifications Offer Stability
Home modifications for aging in place (staying in your home in older age) means planning ahead. Studies show that most homes are not designed to accommodate the needs of people over age 65. Learn what to look for and how to make your home more user-friendly as you (and your family members) age.
How to Feel Safer as We Age
Sometimes small improvements around our home can make a huge difference in our safety. Learn how to be action oriented and feel safer within and outside of your immediate home environment.
Investing in Health Pays Off
Being diligent about routine checkups and not letting vanity or reluctance keep us from wearing eyeglasses and hearing aids if we need them are not easy tasks as we age. Learn ways to make health the top priority that it should be and hopefully chuckle along the way!
Key Issues forTransitioning to Retirement
People don't think through some of the basics when they plan for retirement because their focus is on financial considerations as well as location. Read what other important issues we all should consider when thinking about retiring.
Late Life Remarriage
Remarrying in later years is not always easy since two people have to mesh their lifestyles, families, friends and interests. How to do it well? Read all about it!
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