Articles

The Dangers of Social Isolation


Lonely feelings can strike anyone, at any life stage. Social isolation, however, is more than shyness or a tendency toward introversion; it is a state of collapsing social networks and connections. It is a spiral of sorts, which, if left unchecked, can jettison one into anti-social patterns and shrinking social networks, leaving seniors, in particular,...
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Gift Suggestions for Seniors


Most senior citizens are starting to downsize and get rid of things.  Or, if they have moved to a retirement community, they have already simplified and given away, donated or held a garage or estate sale to scale down.  It can be hard to come up with creative gift ideas for someone who is in...
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Has Your Timeshare Become a Financial Burden?


Over the past 28 years, Ron and Kathy have owned several different Timeshares.  Unfortunately, the maintenance fees have increased every year.  Many owners were led to believe that when they came to a time in their life when they were not using the Timeshare, they would be able to sell it any time.  What resort...
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Are You Prepared?


Imagine you are in an automobile accident and taken unconscious to the hospital. Will your family have your Directive Regarding Who May Receive Medical Information so they can get information on your condition? Will your family be able to find your Medical Power of Attorney so that they can act on your behalf? If the...
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