Holiday Family Time May Be the Best Time for Long-Term Care Talk

Are you getting together with family during the holidays? As odd as the idea may seem, these family gatherings – especially if you’re not physically together very often – might provide the ideal opportunity to have a conversation about a topic many families avoid: long-term care. We ran across this article last week on the…

To Boost Your Brainpower as You Age, Cultivate Strong Friendships

The next time you’re with a group of good friends, think about this fact: the longer you keep your friendships strong, the more they may be helping you stay mentally sharp and avoid cognitive decline. That’s the take-away from an ongoing study of seniors being conducted by Northwestern University and reported in this recent article…

Planning on Working During Retirement? Time for a Reality Check

A growing percentage of men and women approaching retirement say they plan to continue working part time once they cross that “retirement threshold.”  But as this recent article on the website NextAvenue reveals, a significant number of boomers are doing little or nothing to keep themselves employable – and as a result they may be…