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Fall Prevention


If you’ve experienced a fall, or know someone who has, you are not alone. Did you know that one out of three older adults will experience a fall each year? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention tells us that falls are the most common cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries in older adults. These...
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Are You Ready to Deal With the House?


When it comes to selling a property, if proper documents are not in place, it can make the process much more complicated and time consuming.  Did you know that if one spouse passes without a will, only half of the property passes to the other spouse?  The surviving spouse can live in the house, but...
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Fix Leaks – Save Water and Money


Leaks can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water in an average home every year—the amount of water it takes to wash 270 loads of laundry. Plumbing leaks account for about 14 percent of water consumed in the home, according to a study sponsored by the American Water Works Association. To help save money...
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Tips to Protect You from Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft


PREVENTION Don’t carry your Social Security card or any documents that include your Social Security number (SSN). Don’t give a business your SSN just because they ask. Give it only when required. Check your credit report every 12 months....
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Top Scams that Target Seniors


Scams cost people over 60 over $2.9 billion a year, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Seniors are prime targets for several reasons: they are thought to have a significant of money sitting in their accounts, they are more trusting of people, and they are less likely to report the crime if they discover...
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