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Finance & Planning

Top 12 Questions to Ask When Touring a Senior Living Community

By: Erynn Lynch
October 31st, 2019

Finding a senior living community that is right for you or a loved one can be intimidating and overwhelming. How do you know you’re picking the right one for you or a family member? How can you make sure you have all the information you need to make the right decision? To help, we have come up with the 12 great questions to ask when touring a senior living community.

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Finance & Planning

The Top 5 Things You Need To Know About Social Security Benefits

By: Emily Shoemake
September 12th, 2019

The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays out billions of dollars every month to retirees, disabled workers, and their family members. But what are social security benefits and how do you know if you qualify for them? By knowing and understanding how social security benefits are calculated and paid out, you may be eligible for more than you think.

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Finance & Planning | CCRC

Independent Living and CCRCs: Clearing up the Differences

By: Emily Shoemake
May 1st, 2019

There are many types of senior living communities, but two of the most popular are Independent Living and Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC), also known as Life Plan Communities. While neither is inherently better than the other, you may find that one will be a better fit for you and your individual needs.

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Finance & Planning | Caregiver Support

How You Can Help Your Aging Parents With Their Finances

By: Stephen Juliano
June 8th, 2017

As your parents grow older you may find yourself worrying about their financial situation. Whether it’s because of declining health or because their savings are running low, these can be stressful times. But they don't have to be. There are a few simple things you can do to help your parents with their finances that can put them in a more stable situation and give you peace of mind.

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Finance & Planning

What Makes a Great Senior Living Community

By: Stephen Juliano
May 4th, 2017

Moving in to a senior living community means going to a completely new home. This might seem like a scary transition, but it doesn’t have to be! While you may feel like you’re giving up a part of your life, the opposite is actually true. By finding the community that is right for you, you add community, friendship and much more to your life. But how do you know if the communities you’re considering are truly great?

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Finance & Planning | CCRC

Lower Your Heating Bill Without Lowering Your Heat

By: Stephen Juliano
February 2nd, 2017

Seniors on fixed incomes might find themselves looking for quick and easy ways to save money, and one of the first places people look is to the heating bill. While turning down the heat can save a few bucks, it’s not always the best course of action for seniors. And, as it turns out, there are other, more efficient ways you can lower your monthly bill.

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