What Truly Matters: Passing Along Your Beliefs, Values and Wisdom to Those You Love

“Does your estate plan have a gaping hole? Forget your wealth and possessions: Your beliefs, values and wisdom could be the most treasured assets you pass down to the ones you love.” That’s the challenging premise behind this article that was published recently on the Kiplinger financial website. Written by legacy planner Laura Roser, the…

To Enhance Your Retirement Security, Go on a Financial Diet

Developing healthy eating habits means you’ll lose weight, feel better and (generally speaking) live longer. If you adopt better exercise habits, you’ll improve your energy level as you age and hopefully minimize the adverse effects of growing older – at least for a while. Most of us know the benefits of diet and exercise. But…

Cities Pledge to Help Seniors, Especially Millions of “Elder Orphans”

Are you an elder orphan? If you are, you’re not alone. A recent article that appeared here on the aging-related website NextAvenue describes how all the normal changes that come with aging, physically, mentally and socially, are harder for a senior to bear if he or she is among the 29 percent of non-institutionalized seniors…

Nursing Home Rating System Plagued with Inaccuracies, Says Report

Since 2008, consumers searching for the best quality nursing care facilities have relied on a 5-star rating system on the “Nursing Home Compare” website maintained by the U.S. Government (that website is located here – it allows you to search and review nursing care facilities by zip code or locale). The site includes a rating…