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How Do I Pick the Best Medicare Advantage Plan for Me?

What You Should Know Nearly 25,000,000 seniors are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, as of June 2020. To choose a plan, determine personal needs and look at how plans can effectively meet them. Every region of the country has access to a different array of Medicare Advantage plans. Anyone who is eligible for or already …

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Fun and Fulfilling Ways to Make Extra Money in Retirement

For many people, retirement no longer means stepping away from work life forever. Getting a job after retirement is a great way to fill your free time and earn some extra income while staying mentally and physically active. Plus, work can give your life the meaning and structure that might be missing from your retirement. …

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Senior Living: Tips for Finding the Best House for You

As a senior, you may be thinking about your options regarding affordable housing and aging in community. More than ever, there are new and innovative choices offering both independent living and supportive environments for older adults. Here are some ideas to get you started on your journey to finding your forever home. Look at the …

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Key Tips on How to Encourage Independent Living in The Golden Years

To age is inevitable⎯it’s something that happens to everyone, and no one is excused (yes, even the wealthiest celebrities and tycoons will age over time). No matter what kind of drugs or daily routine you have right now, you’ll age⎯you’ll see those wrinkles around your face, you’ll easily get tired when standing and you might …

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Article in today’s Leading Age – Michigan newsletter Planning for the Future

The expected impact that the ‘baby boomers’ will have on the delivery and distribution of health and long term care is substantial. And as life expectancy has lengthened, so too have the number of chronic conditions that the oldest have to contend with. Many seniors find challenges in coordinating long term care with gaps in services, …

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Tips for Selling Your Home Before Entering an Assisted Living Community

Many seniors eagerly look forward to moving to a community filled with others of similar age and life experience. For them, it’s not a “giving up” of anything worth keeping, but a move that embraces comfort, lifestyle opportunity and freedom from the ongoing responsibility of home maintenance and upkeep. Having conversations with loved ones prior to actual …

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Serving Individuals with Dementia

Potential Therapeutic Benefits of Participation of People with Dementia in Care Farms Care farming is the combination of agricultural production with health and social services (Di Iacovo and O’Connor). The Care Farm is a novel, rapidly growing, and considerably diverse sector in the Netherlands and other European countries. It offers, among others, day care, supported …

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