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

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
April 12th, 2016

What are social security benefits and how do you know if you qualify for them? The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays out billions of dollars every month to retirees, disabled workers, and their family members. 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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Why You Don't Have to Be Afraid of Downsizing

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
March 18th, 2016

For many people, the idea of “downsizing” causes stress, eliciting thoughts of packing up and leaving a beloved home and possessions. As we age, though, downsizing can be a positive step toward a healthy, happy retirement that focuses on fulfilling experiences and relationships.

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I’m Not Wealthy, So Why Do I Need Estate Planning?

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
March 3rd, 2016

When many people hear the words “estate planning,” they think of extravagant mansions and grand inheritances. However, estate planning is far from the exclusive domain of the extremely wealthy. In fact, it offers benefits for all people -- regardless of the size of their assets. Let’s take a closer look at what’s involved in estate planning, along with why it’s so important.

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Shhh…5 Social Security Secrets You May Not Know About

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
January 29th, 2016

This Sunday is Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day (time to celebrate). Did you know that over 59 million Americans receive benefits from Social Security? The Social Security Administration reportedly pays out over $72 billion in benefits each month to retirees, disabled workers, and their family members. Are you getting everything you deserve?

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Easing the Transition to Senior Living by Crafting Your Own Residence

By: Stephanie Parson
December 30th, 2015

Condensing a lifetime of memories, mementos and life experiences while downsizing into a smaller space can be an overwhelming experience for many seniors. Oftentimes you are moving from a home you have lived in for 30+ years. You have seen your children grow up in this home and many holidays and celebrations have taken place in your living and dining rooms. The decision to leave can be a difficult one. We at Presbyterian Senior Living want to assist you with this major decision. Our team of design specialists and move in coordinators can help ease the transition to senior living by providing you with a new, personalized custom home; a home that will host the next adventure in your life.

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How to Create a Legacy of Philanthropy this Holiday Season

By: Presbyterian Senior Living
December 28th, 2015

Often, the communities of Presbyterian Senior Living are blessed to receive gifts from individuals that have made a provision in their estate plans to support our mission. Ordinary people show extraordinary generosity by leaving legacy gifts that will make a difference in the lives of future residents and patients that we will serve. The stories of these individuals show that kindness is evident in people from all walks of life – with different income levels, professions, and passions.

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