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Fall Prevention


Fall prevention may not seem like a fun topic, but it’s important. As you get older, physical changes and health conditions, and sometimes the medications used to treat those conditions make falls more likely. In fact, falls are a leading cause of injury among older adults. Consider these simple fall-prevention strategies: Make an appointment with...
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Planning with a Purpose


By: Lori A. Leu As the Baby Boomer generation gets older, many are not prepared for the hardships of aging. Consider sitting down with your loved one to talk about setting a plan. Starting the conversation can be arduous, but instead of avoiding sensitive matters, speak openly and honestly about your need for information when the...
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Plano Advisor Suspended and Will Restrict Sales of ‘Alternatives’


Texas Securities Commissioner John Morgan on Oct. 4 entered a Disciplinary Order that granted the application for registration of M F Long II of Plano as an investment adviser representative and agent of a Florida firm, and suspended the registrations for 45 days. Long’s registrations are with Calton & Associates Inc., a Tampa, Fla. investment advisory firm. As part of the order,...
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Four Questions to Identify if Independent Living is Right for You


When you’re an older adult, any housing change can seem like you’re losing your independence. However, moving to an independent living community is about making your life easier. Consider the following: How easy is it to maintain my current home? Maintaining your home can be a longstanding source of pride, but it can also become a...
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