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Things to Consider When Caring for Aging Parents

Helping a loved one such as a parent as they age can be emotionally draining. Many aspects of your parent’s life will require your time and attention. Developing coping mechanisms, being flexible, and maintaining a sense of humor can help you and your parent navigate this time. Here are a few things…

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Tips for Seniors Going Through a Personal Injury Lawsuit

The elderly are especially at risk of getting severely wounded after a bad personal injury because they tend to have more frail bones. When you are dealing with a personal injury case, you should let your family members know so that they can support you through your crisis. Another person…

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5 Tips to Help Seniors With Estate Planning: How to Choose an Executor

If you own a property, estate planning is something you will do at some point in your life. Especially, if you are a senior citizen, you might have already started wondering how to allocate your assets, be it your land, house, car, or even money in your bank account, and…

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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Divorcing Over 50

Gray Divorce Gray divorce, or divorcing over 50 years old, is more common than ever before. As of 2015, five out of every 1,000 couples who separated were over the age of 50. A couple over 50 may seek a divorce for several reasons. Here are a few common reasons….

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Issues Family Members of Seniors Commonly Experience

Most older Americans need no help at all from others. In fact, a lot of them are too busy helping others or contributing to their families, workplaces, and communities in other ways. That said, some older people will eventually need a bit of assistance from others. Here’s a quick look…

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How To Be An Executor of Someone’s Will

As seniors get older they may find that their friends or family members are asking them to take on the responsibilities of being the executor of their wills. These requests can seem out of the blue, and can feel like you are being put on the spot so it is…

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4 Important Questions for Any Family with an Elderly Person

The moment where children become the caregivers rather than just ‘the kids’ can happen at any time. Being prepared for this can help soften the blow and limit any negative repercussions. Below you’ll find a few vital questions you would do well to ask yourself and your extended family to…

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How Seniors Can Increase Their VA Disability Ratings

Every American should be thankful for the bravery and selflessness of our senior veterans for their service in global conflicts like WWII and the Vietnam War. Many seniors live with the consequences of their service even today. For those that survive on only a small pension and their VA disability benefits,…

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Wills vs Trusts: Which Option is Better for Your Loved One?

Death may be inevitable, but most people prefer to avoid thinking about it for as long as possible. That may explain why most adults in the U.S. have not made plans for passing their assets on to loved ones. According to one survey, 60% of adults do not have a…

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Important Information for Seniors Struggling with Chronic Health Problems

Seniors struggling with chronic health problems have to be careful about the way they live. They must often reconsider several aspects of their habits and environment, as well as develop a plan for the future.  The following are things they should explore at this time: Life Insurance One thing you…

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