Older Adults Living Alone
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Older Adults Living Alone

In a survey of 500 people who identified with the Elder Orphan Facebook Group of 8,500 members, 70% of them stated that they had not identified a caregiver and 35% said they did not have friends or family to help them cope with their new challenges. Read more to learn how this group of ‘solo agers’ don’t need to go it alone and can get the help they need.

7 Steps to Prepare for Cognitive Aging
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7 Steps to Prepare for Cognitive Aging

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.

Voluntary Purchases Can Lead To Overspending
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Voluntary Purchases Can Lead To Overspending

Aging seniors, especially elderly individuals who live alone and manage their own financial activities, sometimes create habits of spending money “collecting” items or splurging on mail order advertisements. Here are some helpful ways to approach and manage spending habits that will be of use to seniors and their family or caregivers.

Serving as Caregiver Takes Toll as You Age
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Serving as Caregiver Takes Toll as You Age

Experts urge training, support and rest for aging caregivers as seniors caring for seniors in retirement becomes increasingly common. As people live longer, caregivers can expect to spend years caring for a spouse or even a parent. And older caregivers, many in their seventies or eighties themselves, often grapple with special challenges…

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