What to Expect with Medicare & Social Security in the Future

Published: August 2, 2018

Ann has been receiving Medicare ever since she turned 65. She depends on the monthly Social Security check that she contributed to for many years before she retired. Ann’s adult children are at an age now that they are beginning to think of their retirement years ahead of them. They see the benefits that Medicare… Read More

Starting the Conversation: Caring for Your Loved Ones

Published: September 11, 2017

When I was growing up my mom always said “you need to make a lot of money so you can take care of me when I’m old.” As a child, it went in one ear and out the other. I now understand and one day might be telling my children the same. Within our line… Read More

Looking for Help in all the Right and Wrong Places

Published: February 10, 2017

Linda got a telephone call late one night from her father. The call worried her because her Dad seldom called and this time, he was calling because her mother was in the hospital once again. Her Dad reminded her forcefully that they weren’t moving. They wanted to continue living at home but Linda knew they… Read More

Retirement Living Options

Published: August 1, 2016

We’ve been considering moving into retirement housing but we are unsure of what type of housing we need. We live in our own home now but want to get moved while we’re still able.. What do you suggest? There are multiple levels of retirement living options available. The factors that determine where you’ll move are:… Read More

What Questions Should Older Adults Ask the Candidates?

Published: August 1, 2016

Two-thirds of all people who are older than 65 in the entire history of the world are alive today.  I am among them.  According to Ken Dychtwald, PhD, Founder of Age Wave the average life expectancy when the Constitution was written was 36 years old. Today there are over 10,000 people a day turning 70,… Read More