Recommended Reading for March 2018

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Cruising Through Caregiving:  Reducing the Stress of Caring For Your Loved One By: Jennifer L. FitzPatrick Caregiving is no vacation, but you can cruise more smoothly through it! If you’re facing the daunting reality that you’re about to become a caregiver—whether you planned for it or not—Cruising through Caregiving is the down-to-earth and authoritative answer you […]


Six Tax Tips for Your Tax Return Preparation

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Six Tax Tips for Your Tax Return Preparation Your New Year resolutions may have faded, but don’t forget about your financial well-being. Get organized and focused on your taxes for 2017 and plan for 2018 given the recent tax reform. Here are some tips to get ready to file, get the biggest refund you deserve, […]


Financial Tips for Low- to Mid- Income Seniors

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Financial Tips for Low- to Mid- Income Seniors One-third of households headed by an older adult has no money left over at the end of the month or is in debt after meeting essential expenses, according to the Institute on Assets and Social Policy. If you’re one of these seniors, it may seem impossible to […]


Can Drinking Coffee Increase Your Life Span?

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Recent evidence shows that drinking coffee can increase your lifespan significantly That morning cup of joe seems to be a healthy habit after all, according to a pair of recent studies that showed drinking coffee can reduce your risk of early death. That reduction increased once people reached the age of 45, indicating that it […]


Recommended Reading February 2018

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Recommended Reading: Surviving Alzheimers:  Practical tips and soul-saving wisdom for caregivers By:  Paula Spencer Scott The book recommended by dementia experts and family caregivers as the most complete, practical guide to Alzheimer’s and other dementias—now updated and expanded through end-of-life care. This new edition of Surviving Alzheimer’s offers the best, most current thinking on how to help […]


Elderly Prescription Drug Abuse

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Elderly Prescription Drug Abuse When it comes to drug abuse, elderly adults are more prone to addiction than other age groups. Seniors use prescription drugs for all sorts of ailments, from chronic pain to insomnia. According to the NCADD, those 65 years of age and older consume nearly 40 percent of all medications prescribed in the country. […]