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What Happens When an Older Adult Has No Children to Help?

Across the globe, nearly 40 percent of older adults (aged 60 and older) live with extended family who are there to assist them when they need it. But in the United States, older people are far less likely to live this way. In fact, only about 6 percent do, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. This leaves a large proportion of older adults either living on their own [...]

By |2021-11-13T12:20:16+00:00November 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maintaining Your Home’s Value While Aging in Place

Maybe you’ve seen it in your neighborhood. A once-lovely home starts to show signs of neglect over months or years. A shingle or two might be missing from the roof, the yard is overgrown with weeds, algae is covering the siding and the front lights are not working. What appears on the outside is often a reflection of the inside of the home. Maybe the under-the-cabinet kitchen sink pipes have [...]

By |2021-10-14T21:00:21+00:00October 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Our Sense of Purpose Affects Our Health and Independence

No matter our age, having a sense of purpose or meaning to life propels us to be healthier and happier overall, according to recent research. A sense of purpose can be defined as having a sense of direction and that there is true meaning to our present and past life. One’s purpose can vary from person to person and can change with the specific life stage we are in. For [...]

By |2021-09-30T20:24:32+00:00December 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Is Interdependence? Why We Need to Plan for It

When it comes to retirement and aging, many of us don’t think twice about planning for our golden years. It can be exciting to look ahead and prepare financially for that time and place to do what we’ve always wanted to do like traveling, taking up a new hobby, visiting grandchildren or even starting a second career. Aside of the enjoyable aspects of life in retirement, we also have to [...]

By |2020-09-22T18:02:31+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Emotional Health

How we react emotionally to chronic stress can have a cascading effect on our physical health.  But it doesn’t have to be that way. If left unchecked, the stress we feel may contribute to serious health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and other physical illnesses. It also can lead to mental disorders such as depression and anxiety, according to information from the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH).   And [...]

By |2020-09-09T16:56:37+00:00September 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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