Senior housing will be a problem in the future.

Considering a Reverse Mortgage? Softening Home Values and Rising Interest Rates Make This the Ideal Time to Act.

There was some bad news for home sellers, and good news for home buyers, in this article we read last week in the Seattle Times.  “As sales plunge,” read the headline, “King County home inventory has biggest jump on record.” For sellers and buyers alike, this increase in the number of homes for sale signals…


Open Enrollment is Here – but Few Medicare Advantage Plans Are Offering Expanded Services and Benefits

Earlier this year we wrote about a host of new features and benefits that Congress and the Trump Administration had decided to allow in Medicare Advantage plans. Now that open enrollment is here, we thought it would be a good idea to revisit this issue to help our AgingOptions blog readers know what questions to…

Financial planning can help you build a nest egg.

Worried About Running Out of Money in Retirement? Consider these Seven Strategies to Make Sure You Don’t!

When we at AgingOptions talk with radio listeners and seminar guests, there’s one recurring question we hear more than any other: how can I make sure I don’t run out of money when I retire? While a small percentage of retirees have sufficient savings and investments to preclude money worries, the vast majority are facing…


Growing Opioid Crisis is Snaring an Alarming – and Increasing – Number of Seniors

We just discovered a highly disturbing article on the website HealthDay that puts a new spin on today’s chorus of headlines about the nation’s opioid crisis. According to two new government reports, a growing number of seniors are falling prey to this insidious category of highly addictive painkillers. Opioid Crisis Increasing but Under-Recognized As reported…