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Freedom of Choice


As senior citizens, some of us have found that it becomes difficult to maintain our independence and the ability to make our own choices. It is crucial to respect the individual and not assume what is best for him or her. Important life decisions should be made by the individual themselves, especially when dealing with...
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Is My Home Accessible to Me? Will it Remain Accessible in the Future? Will I Have to Move if I Encounter Health Changes?


Contributed by: Jeannie Dill Did you ask yourself these questions at age 30?, 40? or 50? If you did, you’re well prepared for any changes to your health; instead, like most, we hope for the best without planning for physical challenges. The Center for Healthy Aging reports that one in three persons 65 and over takes a...
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Need a Stress and Maintenance Free Lifestyle?


Are you or a loved one having any of the following problems or concerns of living at home? Trouble maintaining the home or yard or repairs on the interior and exterior? Housekeeping and cooking becoming too much to handle? Becoming isolated due to not being able to continue driving? Not having any social activities with other seniors of like...
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Should I Have a Will or a Living Trust?


Many people don’t know whether they should have a Will or, instead, a Living Trust. This uncertainty stems from a simple misunderstanding of what these documents do – and don’t do. A Will basically names your Executor to wind up your affairs. This includes paying your debts and taxes, and then distributing your remaining assets to...
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