Staying Cool in the Summer: How Seniors Can Avoid Heat Stroke

Older adults are more susceptible to heat stroke. Seniors’ bodies aren’t as sensitive to temperature changes and have a more difficult time adjusting, especially if taking beta blockers or medications that contribute to dehydration. In 2016, 50 percent of heat-related deaths occurred in those aged 60 to 89. It’s a health hazard you should know [...]

2017-07-17T10:12:38+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Staying Cool in the Summer: How Seniors Can Avoid Heat Stroke

What Should Seniors Know About Medicare Reform?

Medicare and Medicaid reform makes headlines on a daily basis. The past decade has seen major changes to Medicare and Medicaid, and if the proposed GOP healthcare bill is passed, more changes are yet to come. What should seniors know about Medicare reform? What’s Getting Cut? First of all, understand that Medicaid is the primary [...]

2017-07-10T09:42:00+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Should Seniors Know About Medicare Reform?

Top 5 Facts to Know for Seniors Considering a Reverse Mortgage

The reverse mortgage is a useful tool that can successfully support seniors during their retirement years – it’s a way to use your biggest asset, your home, for consistent income over the course of decades. While reverse mortgages have supported hundreds of thousands of seniors’ retirement budgets, they don’t come without a certain level of [...]

2017-07-05T10:40:46+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 5 Facts to Know for Seniors Considering a Reverse Mortgage

6 Essential Senior Summer Travel Tips

Planning a vacation to sightsee or visit family? When you’re a senior, there are special considerations you need to observe in order to have your trip go as smoothly as possible. Besides locking your home securely and packing your sunscreen, here are six specific senior summer travel trips to help you enjoy a stress-free experience: [...]

2017-06-26T14:23:49+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 6 Essential Senior Summer Travel Tips

Financial Advice for Seniors: 6 Tips for Long-Lasting Security

Managing money in retirement isn’t always the easiest task. From portfolio inquiries to budget predictions, reliable financial advice for seniors can help answer your questions and make funds last, providing a sense of security throughout the later years of your life. […]

2017-06-27T09:06:10+00:00 July 18th, 2016|Finance & Planning, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Financial Advice for Seniors: 6 Tips for Long-Lasting Security

5 Car Maintenance Tips for Seniors

Car maintenance can be a challenging prospect the older you get, but it’s no less important. In fact, if you would like your vehicle to last throughout your retirement years, it’s even more vital to keep it in proper working order and prevent issues through regular car maintenance. […]

2016-05-10T09:05:33+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Car Maintenance Tips for Seniors

Is Senior Student Loan Debt Affecting You?

If you listen to any respected economist or financial advisor talk about the state of the average American’s personal financial situation, you’re going to hear about the negative effects of student loan debt. […]

2016-02-29T08:45:28+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Finance & Planning, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Senior Student Loan Debt Affecting You?

Can You Lower Your Risk of Stroke?

One out of every 20 American deaths are due to a stroke. Just this year in the U.S., 795,000 people will experience a stroke and almost 130,000 will die. The positive news? You have some control. You can take daily action to prevent a stroke by examining the way you eat, exercise and address medical [...]

2015-05-18T08:47:08+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Conditions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can You Lower Your Risk of Stroke?