AgeWave puts out some of the most insightful studies on retirement. Their most recent study, “The Four Pillars of the New Retirement: What a Difference a Year Makes,” explores how the pandemic has affected many older adults’ perspectives on health and financial security. Take a look at the highlights here.
When someone is bereaved, it can be painful to continue to receive mail, phone calls and emails to your dearly beloved. Let us introduce to you the Canada Bereavement Registry where you can pro-actively remove a deceased loved one from telemarketing and direct mail databases. Find out more about this service.
In observance of Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th, here’s some good information on how to recognize signs of elder abuse and tangible steps on what you can do about it and how to prevent it.
We tend to answer this question based on our body or physical health and it usually revolves around our age. But there is so much more to it. Check out this amazing graph showing the Ages We Peak for multiple areas of our lives.
When you find out someone has been diagnosed with Dementia, it can be a little awkward at first. Here are some practical tips so you feel more comfortable about the whole thing.
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…
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.
Nov 11th – A Day for Reflection, Connection and Appreciation. Remembrance Day is important to the Financial Concierge™ team, our clients and their families. Let’s take a moment to reach out to our friends and family on this special day.
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!
In this month’s newsletter, check out the updated statistics about one-person households in Canada. Also, we share a client story about getting organized and in control of his day-to-day money management after his wife died.
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