SMARTMOVERS = Connecting "Dots"

Hey… if you’ve arrived here chances are you were hangin’ out with us at the SMARTMOVERS launch event this past Friday the 13th (Yea… “scary”!).  Good guys like Pat Cashman, Martin and Monte from Sozo Wine, Rajiv, Chef Gabe and Jerry Kingen, owner of Salty’s, all pulled together to make for good food, good wine,…

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Reasons to keep Fit as You Age

How independent you are often depends on how well you can function physically. While this is one of the best reasons to stay physically active, it’s not the only one.  Here’s a list of eight reasons why you should make physical activity a priority in your daily life. 1.      Increases bone density and limits osteoporosis.…

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Approaching Your Aging Parents 101

What can you give an aging parent who has everything this Holiday Season? Try the “gift of paying attention”. At no cost to you, this simple and invaluable gift can bring much peace and joy to entire families. As your parents age it is inevitable that we’ll see changes in their health, their ability to…

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Alternatives to AARP

This past Saturday on the AgingOptions Radio Show a listener by the name of Tricia called in to inquire as to whether there might be some good alernatives to the AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)… similar organizations that could offer the same benefits associated with AARP’s vast membership “clout” in  procuring savings on things…

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Social Security's Benefits for Spouses

Social Security doesn’t just pay retirement benefits to retired workers; in some circumstances, it also provides benefits to a worker’s spouse or ex-spouse and to a deceased worker’s surviving spouse. Here are the ins and outs of spouse and survivor benefits. Spousal Benefits Spouses are entitled to benefits if the marriage lasted at least 10…

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