When you ask mature adults where they want to live out their lives, as AARP did in this 2018 survey, an overwhelming number – 76 percent – give the expected answer: they want to remain in their own home. A similar number say, even if they can’t keep the same house, they want to stay…Details
“Financial Wellness” is Much More than a Mere Buzzword – it can Overcome Stress and Brighten Your Future
What stresses you out? If you’re like nearly two-thirds of Americans, issues surrounding money are right up there near the top of the list, according to the American Psychological Association’s “Stress in America” survey. Money ranked alongside work and politics as the things that are creating the most anxiety these days among our fellow citizens.…Details
Spring is here, that season when a young man’s (or young woman’s) fancy turns to thoughts of – financial planning? That’s true, if you subscribe to the advice we found in this very recent column on the Motley Fool website. Financial columnist Michael Aloi says right now is the ideal time to decide on the…Details
A dog is man’s best friend – we’ve all heard that a thousand times. What’s more, a dog can also be a senior’s best friend, providing companionship, encouraging sociability, and promoting healthy exercise. What could be wrong with that? Dog Walking Injuries Rise by 163 percent As it turns out, there is a downside to…Details
A Loneliness Epidemic: One in Three Seniors Feels Alone and Isolated, and the Health Consequences Can Be Devastating
We live in one of the most socially connected societies in history, or so the experts tell us. Facebook alone claims an astonishing 1.5 billion users worldwide, and it along with a constantly-growing collection of other sites and apps is supposed to ensure that we’ve always got a “friend” there to talk to or connect…Details
What if you heard of an epidemic that was causing up to 125,000 deaths each year in the U.S.? What if this epidemic was also responsible for 10 percent of all hospitalizations in the country, and was costing the American health care system well over $100 billion annually? And what if you discovered that this…Details
Comprehensive LifePlanning! Today’s show discusses cognitive awareness and staying sharp as we age… Plus, your live Call-In Questions.
Comprehensive LifePlanning! Today’s show discusses current affairs and Retirees in the news… Plus, your live Call-In Questions.
Comprehensive LifePlanning! Today’s show discusses ‘phased retirement’ and much more… Plus, your live Call-In Questions.
Here at AgingOptions we’ve read a lot (and written a lot) about dementia. Staying as mentally sharp as we can in old age is a goal we all share, just as the fear of cognitive decline is a phobia common to most of us. Is there one single strategy to help us avoid the onset…Details