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Best Years for Home Sales Since 2006-07: Excerpts from Freddie Mac


You’re thinking about selling your home. Maybe you’re retiring, downsizing, or a major life event has made you consider a move. A Seniors Real Estate Specialists (SRES) has unique training and experience in helping home sellers and buyers in your situation. An SRES understands that the decision to sell can be difficult. Selling a home can...
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What’s the Harm in Waiting to Hear?


If you or someone you know has ever been guilty of saying, “I can hear, but I can’t understand,” you might have a hearing loss. Other early signs include focusing more on someone’s lips when talking, confusion during conversations, using the words, “what or huh” regularly in conversation, or finding yourself avoiding noisy situations because...
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Dental Implants Offer You Many Advantages…


Dental implants have been accepted by dental professionals for over 40 years as a successful and trusted method of tooth replacement used today. Advantages include: Act like your natural tooth root. You do not feel the difference. Your implant can actually last a lifetime with proper care and good oral hygiene. Are minimally invasive. Your adjacent healthy teeth...
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Caregivers Must Prepare for a Hard but Necessary Talk


One of the hardest things to do is to create an open dialogue and honest communication between adult children and parents regarding aging issues. Understanding this type of communication is a process, not an event, so be prepared for several meetings. Discussions should be centered on the senior’s needs and emphasis placed on ways to help...
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Qualifying for Medicaid Can Help Pay for Nursing Home Expenses


Costs can be staggering if a spouse has to enter a nursing home for an extended period of time.  Consider this example:  A wife enters a nursing home while her husband (community spouse) lives at home. The couple has exempt assets including their home and car, but also has countable assets including cash, IRAs, and...
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