Senior

Do you know the Difference Between a Stockbroker and an Investment Advisor?

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Few people understand the difference between an investment advisor and a stockbroker. The difference is substantial. An investment advisor is a fiduciary; this means they have a legal and ethical duty of primary loyalty to their clients. The interests of their clients are paramount. Investment advisors receive a fee based on a percentage of the […]

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Choice Connections Helps with Senior Housing Search

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Choice Connections Helps with Senior Housing Search Choice Connections of Virginia would like to thank the Richmond Times Dispatch for this wonderful article highlighting the services that we offer. Posted: Sunday, November 15, 2015 10:30 pm By JOAN TUPPONCE Special correspondent Lisa Hollier saw a growing need for a senior-care housing advisory service in the […]

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Don’t Let Age Keep You from Bicycling

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Don’t Let Age Keep You from Bicycling With the UCI Road World Championships which took place in Richmond last month, we just had to share an article on bike riding! Bicycle riding is proving popular with older adults and more seniors are getting on bikes. Biking rates among people between the ages of 60 and […]

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Four Vaccines Urged for Seniors

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Four Vaccines Urged for Seniors  Today, vaccines have curbed the development of many diseases that were once considered fatal, especially in older adults. While some vaccines have side effects, health experts say that the benefits typically outweigh the possible complications of certain illnesses in seniors. Except for people with certain health problems, such as cardiovascular […]

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Older Americans Month 2014 – Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.

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 Older Americans Month 2014 – Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.  Older adults have made countless contributions and sacrifices to ensure a better life for future generations. Since 1963, communities across the country have shown their gratitude by celebrating Older Americans Month each May. This celebration recognizes older Americans for their contributions and demonstrates our nation’s commitment […]

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Warning Signs of a Stroke

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Learn the many warning signs of a stroke. Act FAST and CALL 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY at any sign of a stroke. Use FAST to remember the warning signs:  F  FACE: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?  A  ARMS: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?  S […]

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How Older Adults’ Nutritional Needs Change Over Time

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How Older Adults’ Nutritional Needs Change Over Time By Brad Prescott, Caring.com senior editor With the average American having a life expectancy of 78 years of age, we’re living longer than ever before. But are older Americans following the right diet to help ensure they live healthier lives into their golden years? Angela Lemond is a […]

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