Monthly Archives: May 2020

Recommended Reading for June 2020

May 31st, 2020 (No Comments)

When Reasoning No Longer Works: A Practical Guide for Caregivers Dealing with Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care  By Angel Smits  Written by a Gerontologist with more than twenty years of experience, this reference gives the reader an easy to understand the view of what dementia does to the brain, how it is diagnosed, and most importantly, how […]

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The Eight Forgotten Expenses of Retirement Planning

May 31st, 2020 (No Comments)

These surprise costs during retirement can mean canceling that dream vacation, or much worse. You’ve reviewed your budget for retirement and you’re all set … or are you? Usually expenses go down slightly after your working days are over. There’s no longer a use for that professional wardrobe, you don’t need the gas to drive […]

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Ways To Ease Isolation While You’re Practicing Social Distancing

May 31st, 2020 (No Comments)

We’ve all heard that to avoid the coronavirus, public health experts are advising people of all ages to stay home and practice social distancing as much as possible. This is particularly true for older adults and those with chronic medical conditions. Those actions will go a long way to helping limit the spread of the […]

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Pickleball Is All the Rage Among Older Adults

May 31st, 2020 (No Comments)

Forget tennis and golf. The “in” crowd is playing pickleball, and they’re having a blast. Recent retiree Ted Crawford moved to Grand Junction, Colorado from Denver just over a year ago “without knowing a soul.” He likes to keep fit and looked to the local college for activities. He discovered a thriving pickleball community and […]

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Recommend Reading for May 2020

May 2nd, 2020 (No Comments)

Holding the Net: Caring for My Mother on the Tightrope of AgingBy: Melanie P. Merriman  Written for people who have cared for a parent, are currently facing that challenge, or are aging parents themselves, Holding the Net offers practical details about the effects of aging on the body and mind, living arrangements for older people, […]

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What To Do about Retirement In a Bear Market

May 2nd, 2020 (No Comments)

Stock market investors have taken a big hit in recent weeks, with recent retirees hit hardest. But there are still options on the table. Investors have been stunned with recent portfolio losses as the Dow Jones Industrial Average has racked up eight of its worst 10 days of falls in its history, and the volatility […]

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How to Survive Social Distancing 101

May 2nd, 2020 (No Comments)

Social distancing can help keep you healthy, but it might drive you crazy. This is an excerpt from an article that provides interesting ideas for how you can stay sane (and maybe even learn something) during social isolation. A key theme is to be productive! Here are some ways to combat loneliness and take advantage […]

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Boosting Immunity in the Age of COVID-19

May 2nd, 2020 (No Comments)

There are several things you can do to help your body fight off exposure to any virus or bacteria, including the coronavirus.

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