Make your digital footprint a part of your estate planning

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Make your “digital footprint” a part of your estate planning

Every day, more than 10,000 people receive “Happy Birthday” greetings on Facebook.

Many of those 10,000 people have passed away! However, their families can’t take down their … Learn More “Make your digital footprint a part of your estate planning”

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Ways to reduce isolation for older adults

Lonely days and nights can lead to health problems; older adults need interaction to stay vibrant

In a series of interviews with older adults in our community, we were disheartened to hear about feelings of isolation:

  • “Those four walls
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Benefits of volunteering

Older volunteers who are active and involved are essential to a healthy community; volunteerism extends and enhances life

The number of older adults in America is soaring, and will be for decades. By the year 2050, those 65+ will account … Learn More “Benefits of volunteering”

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April is Stress Awareness Month

Embrace a new strategy to keep stress away

We all know what stress feels like: Your heart races, you feel sweaty or nauseated, your mind can’t stop thinking about possible (bad) outcomes. Alleviating stress and negativity can add years and … Learn More “April is Stress Awareness Month”

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Protect yourself against scams

Protect yourself against scams

$36.5 billion – This is how much money adults over 60 lose annually to financial exploitation, according to a 2016 study done by True Link Financial. A big portion of this financial loss is at the … Learn More “Protect yourself against scams”

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Caregiving is a family affair

When Mom or Dad or another older relative needs help, the whole family is affected. Flexibility, availability and putting egos and family dynamics aside as much as possible are keys to successful caregiving – the kind that helps the individual … Learn More “Caregiving is a family affair”

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(HE)ART Health

Embrace your artistic tendencies and improve your heart health simultaneously.

Numerous studies claim stress can increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, but did you know that there might be a non-medical way to reduce this risk? While you should still … Learn More “(HE)ART Health”

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Get Your Happy On Thru Apps

by Jenni Hargrove

Finding balance in one’s life can be made easier through the use of mobile apps, keeping you informed and engaged but not tied to your computer.

The National Council of Aging (NCOA) suggests four major categories for

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