You keep a mental log of your health questions, and save them for your doctor’s visits. But somehow, nearly every time, when the doctor says, “Do you have any questions?” you draw a blank. It’s not until you get back home that you remember what you forgot to ask.
With warmer weather, sunnier days and everything slowly coming into bloom, many of us have summer travels on our mind. This season is the perfect time for an extended getaway, but before you hit the road (or skies or seas) there are a few senior safety concerns you’ll need to address.
There is a lot of information about retirement planning available from many different sources. With so much conflicting advice, it’s easy to fall prey to deceitful offers. But how can you separate the good from the bad to make sure you’re making the right decisions for your future?
Fatigue, brain fog and forgetfulness aren’t just part of aging—they’re also telltale symptoms of stress. While retirement should be a time filled with exciting adventures and well-deserved relaxation, many older adults also experience an increase in stress and anxiety.
Even if you’re living in an area with mild winters, few things are more welcome than the sun and warmth of summer. But when it comes to summer in the Northwest Valley, the extreme heat can make for an uncomfortable season if your house isn’t prepared.
Each year, thousands of seniors fall victim to financial scams perpetrated by criminals who specifically target older demographics. Individuals 65 years of age and older are often seen as more vulnerable and trusting.
After spending decades devoted to paid work, many older adults believe retirement is the time for them to do things they want to do, rather than have to do. One such activity seniors are committed to is giving back to the community through volunteering.
Making the choice to downsize your home is a big decision; there are a lot of pros and cons to consider before sticking a “for sale” sign in your front yard. Moving to a smaller, more manageable home with easier upkeep certainly has its appeals when you’re planning to age in place.
Preparing a meal for one person can be a challenge—especially if you’ve spent much of your life cooking for a whole family. Often takeout can seem like the best solution but, unfortunately, it’s not always the most healthful or the most economical.
When it comes to financially planning for your future, you want to make sure you have all the information you need to make the best decisions possible.