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A NEW WAY TO HELP YOUR PARENTS STAY IN THEIR HOME

Pros and cons of the a reverse mortgage program for families
It’s a quandary many families face: Mom and Dad, now retired, need more money to live on and want to remain in their home but are wary about signing up for a traditional reverse mortgage with a bank. (Yesterday, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a cautionary report on these loans and their advertising.)

ARE YOU AT RISK FOR KIDNEY DISEASE?

If you wait to experience symptoms, it may be too late
Kidney disease has an infamous reputation for sneaking up on us with very little warning. Twenty-six million American adults have kidney disease and most of them don’t know it. In its early stages, the disease has no symptoms. I was fortunate enough to get my kidney disease diagnosed early, which is the first step in halting its progression. Stopping it in its tracks also lowers your risk for heart disease and stroke.

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The Joy of Fostering a Senior Dog

Carol Byers already had two dogs when she decided to foster a third. Byers, an active woman in her early 70s, set her sights on an older pet. “Like most seniors, I’ve experienced loss and know how important quality of life is,” she says. “To give a senior dog an opportunity to live out life …

How to Plan for an Unexpected Early Retirement

Imagine this: you’ve been working hard for decades and are starting to feel comfortable with your financial future. All of sudden, a major life event forces you to retire five to 10 years earlier than planned. Now what? Perhaps a serious medical issue emerges. Or you lose your job in your late 50s or early …

5 Lessons for When Your Elderly Parent Is Dying

Much has been written about caring for aging parents, but too little advice is available about what to expect when your parent is dying. Bart Astor, author of Baby Boomer’s Guide to Caring for Aging Parents, and Debra Englander, a personal finance writer and editor, recently talked about the experiences they had when their aging …

Why Our Culture Is Obsessed With Thinness

How important is body size to our sense of intrinsic worth? Consider this: A hospice chef in Wisconsin told a science journalist that many of the dying women who were still able to eat “refused bread, salad dressing, butter, chocolate, desserts and other ‘fattening’ foods.” You’re on your last lap, and you think it is …

Rewards of Dancing as You Age

A few months ago, our friend Carlos posted a note about his birthday on Facebook: “Seventy-one and ready for fun,” was his jubilant message. A few weeks later, our friend Pam also posted on Facebook: “This is what 71 looks like!” She illustrated her post with two photos. The first one depicted a gray-haired, jeans-clad …

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