Golden Years 2018

12 Stories • Available November 2018
Downsizing

Downsizing

After a lifetime of collecting things, many seniors decide to streamline their lifestyles and downsize their homes. Luggage sets, holiday dishes and decorations, piles of photo albums and even ga

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Full House

Full House

Many seniors today are moving in with their adult children to save money; to allow the adult child to serve as caregiver; or to allow grandparents to help babysit grandchildren. The reasons vary,

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Campus Life

Campus Life

Making the decision to move into a senior living community may prove difficult, as it is a major life change. People who choose to do so must give up living a more individual lifestyle, which man

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Medicare Must-knows

Medicare Must-knows

Medicare is a United States government program to assist the elderly, disabled and those with specific medical conditions with medical insurance coverage. Original Medicare is a fee-for-service h

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Think Outside Florida

Think Outside Florida

When it comes to strategic retirement, not all states are created equal. With the oldest baby boomers reaching retirement age and the oldest generations living longer, counties all across America

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Your Best Self

Your Best Self

Learning is a lifelong gift that we are able to unwrap a little more every single day. The mind is like a muscle, and keeping it active can lead to increased longevity and happiness. To find oppo

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Getting Help

Getting Help

Grandma and grandpa don't typically come to mind when we think of addiction. But prescription drug and alcohol abuse among people older than 50 is a rapidly growing epidemic in our country. Acc

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Late Bloomers

Late Bloomers

From business to cinema, from changing careers to becoming a leader in a field, countless people in middle age and older have proved that it is never too late to achieve greatness. Many of the to

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Short And Sweet

Short And Sweet

Because Social Security rules can be so confusing to so many people, and because it can take some time to explain those rules, I usually spend an entire column trying to clarify just one topic. B

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A Visionary Online Purchase

A Visionary Online Purchase

Call me old. Call me socially rigid. I'm not sure why, but I freaked out when I heard that banks and credit unions now allow account holders to deposit checks via smartphone and a simple snap. Ar

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Senior Advocacy And Security

Senior Advocacy And Security

*Advocate Concerns Q: My 87-year-old mother is not in good physical condition, and occasionally she becomes confused and "loses it." Her mind seems to be elsewhere for a few minutes, but she ret

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Shake, Rattle And Do-si-do

Shake, Rattle And Do-si-do

It's one thing to lose your keys, your phone, a wallet filled with credit cards. It's wildly upsetting, but it's all stuff you can get back. But losing your mind? Losing your memory? Your thought

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Golden Years Info 1

Golden Years Info 1

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Golden Years Info 2

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Golden Years Info 3

Golden Years Info 3

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