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This Thanksgiving Be Thankful for Caregivers

Each November, we celebrate National Family Caregivers Month to recognize and honor caregivers across the United States. The Caregiver Action Network began promoting national recognition of caregivers in 1994 and each year chooses a theme to highlight the many different aspects of caregiving. This year’s theme is “Caregiving Around the Clock”. This theme was chosen.. read more →

Older Americans Month

Each May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s celebration of Older Americans Month. This years theme is Age Out Loud –  to give aging a new voice that reflects what today’s older adults have to say. More than ever before, older Americans are working longer, trying new things, and engaging in their communities… read more →

Top Tips on Ways to Save from Health to Entertainment and Everything in Between

Sometimes as we age and enter retirement, we may find ourselves on a limited budget with limited income. This can make it tough when medical emergencies occur and can also make it difficult to continuing doing the things we enjoy. Luckily, there are multiple ways you can maximize your income and cut a few corners… read more →

Did you make reviewing your Estate Plan one of your new years resolutions?

The New Year is always a good time to take a look at your estate plan to make sure it is up to date. It has been shown that less than half of people actually have yet to put any estate documents into place and those who have done it may have outdated documents. Typically,.. read more →

Make Your Home Fit Your Needs

With the cost of nursing homes on the rise, more and more are planning for ways to stay in their homes. AARP research reported that they consistently find the vast majority of people age 50 and older want to age in their home and continue to live in their community as long as possible. The.. read more →

Senior Center Month

The first national celebration of senior centers began in 1979 during what was called Senior Center Week during the month of May. It wasn’t until 1985, thanks to the U.S. Conference of Mayors Aging Task Force, numerous mayoral proclamations, and the National Institute of Senior Centers, President Ronald Reagan signed the first Senior Center Week.. read more →

MassHealth at Home

With the rising cost of nursing home care upwards of $12,000 per month, more and more people are staying home and receiving care. Home care, which averages $22 to $34 an hour, can be financially reasonable depending on the number of hours of care that person requires and the level of care needed. However, once.. read more →

Don’t Forget Beneficiary Designations

You have created your estate plan, which most likely includes a will and maybe a trust, distributing your assets according to your wishes. You are finished, right? Not exactly. One detail that can often be overlooked in creating an estate plan is reviewing and update beneficiaries you have designated on a wide range of financial.. read more →

Creating a Revocable Living Trust? Consider the Common Pot

When you create a revocable living trust, there are countless factors that have to be considered with regard to how and when your assets should be distributed to your beneficiaries. This is especially true if you have young beneficiaries (such as minor children or grandchildren) or older beneficiaries who you do not want to inherit.. read more →

The Bridge to Brain Health

Intellectual challenge and problem solving satisfaction has made the game of bridge attractive to players since its inception which dates back to the early 16th century England where the first reference in 1529 is in a published sermon. There are an estimated 25 million bridge players in the United States, including such fanatics as Warren.. read more →