Monthly Archives: August 2012

Personal Finances 101

I can’t help but think of my buddy living in a mansion atop an exclusive hill, in an exclusive community, driveway littered with fancy cars, 100’s of antiques, vacations @ $3,000 a night, and when we go to the store … Continue reading

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Medicare Debate

Caregiving and Medicare Does Medicare pay for eldercare? Medicare has been in the news lately. The debate on a voucher system vs. the current system is underway. By 2020, 12 million older Americans will need eldercare.  Most will be cared … Continue reading

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Living to 100

Faster walkers live longer. University of Pittsburgh researchers crunched numbers from nine different studies including almost 35,000 subjects ages 65 or older. The result: For each gait speed increase of 0.1 meters per second came a corresponding 12 percent decrease … Continue reading

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CareGiving

I’m a proud member of the National Care Planning Council. Care-giving is something we are never taught in school. For those caring for a senior or just beginning to get involved with caring for a senior the following serves as … Continue reading

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