We tend to answer based on our body or physical health and usually revolving around our age. But, as this graphic shows, peaking happens throughout our entire life. And good for us that a lot of it happens at 50 or after—arithmetic skills (50), understanding people’s emotions (51), life satisfaction (69 and also 23), vocabulary (71), happiness with your body (74), and psychological well-being (82). This last point is particularly true during the pandemic (see the graphic below).
As Founder and President of Financial Concierge, Jill applies her extensive healthcare and financial planning experience to enable older adults to age in place with dignity and peace of mind.
Catch up with Jill Chambers, President of Financial Concierge, as she talks about the summer of 2020 and how Financial Concierge has had to adjust to meet their clients’ needs. “We have pivoted to working more with clients over the phone, email and Zoom calls,” and Jill says her team is growing as they continue to add consultants across Canada. Find out more in this summer catch up!
One of the first signs of cognitive aging, the process by which cognitive abilities decline with age, is problems managing one’s own finances. Cognitive aging also puts a person at a greater risk for fraud and exploitation. Learn about the Seven Steps to Prepare for Cognitive Aging.
In this article, we highlight a change in the eligibility criteria for Coverage for Seniors by the Government of Alberta. Also, we share a story about financial mistreatment of our elders and how we can help with money management services.
Elder fraud is a 3.6 billion dollar problem Thieving fraudsters are making a business of taking advantage of older adults. Almost 4 in 10 seniors are affected, losing over $3.6 billion each year to financial abuse. And this isn’t only happening to the very old or those with Alzheimer’s or dementia – younger, more educated seniors are…
Check out this CityNews article outlining how a group of 18 prominent health experts in Canada, including the two previous chief public health officers of Canada, are calling on the federal and provincial governments to change their strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic.