New Law Includes Protections for Flyers with Disabilities
201901.04
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New Law Includes Protections for Flyers with Disabilities

On October 5, 2018, President Trump signed the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018. This bill (H.R. 302), which reauthorized the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other programs through 2023, also contains several important provisions to improve travel for people with disabilities. According to the Census Bureau, about one in five Americans has some kind…

How to Steer Clear of Probate Court
201711.29
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How to Steer Clear of Probate Court

Probate Problems: How to Steer Clear of Probate Court Many people have been told that it is important for people to “avoid probate.” But just because people may have heard that term, doesn’t mean they know exactly what probate means, why it can be a problem or how to successfully avoid it. In this post,…

What is Daily Money Management?
201711.29
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What is Daily Money Management?

With our rapidly growing population of seniors, more and more families will be dealing with loved ones who will face trouble managing their daily finances. Being unable to fully manage financial matters puts the elderly at risk of financial insecurity, debt problems or serious paying for long-term care down the road. The good news is…

Need Help Understanding Medicare?
201711.29
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Need Help Understanding Medicare?

Need Help Understanding Medicare? Here Are Tips and Resources for Assistance For those interested in information on Medicare, understand that applying for the benefit sometimes seems like a double-edged sword. On the one hand, Medicare is obviously a good resource because it provides medical benefits to seniors who are often on a fixed income. On…

Facebook After Death
201710.16
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Facebook After Death

Social media pages are often the last thing people think about when they are planning for their death.  According to Mediakix, people spend an estimated total of five years and five months on social media in their lifetime.  To give you some context, the same study estimated that you spend three years and five months…

Why everyone over 18 should plan for incapacity
201710.16
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Why everyone over 18 should plan for incapacity

When most people think of Estate Planning, they think of planning for their death.   False! An important part of Estate Planning is designating people who will care for you if you are alive but not able to make decisions for yourself. We get it, no one wants to think about the possibility that they will…

Is There a Link Between Sleep and Alzheimer’s?
201709.27
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Is There a Link Between Sleep and Alzheimer’s?

One in three Americans do not get enough sleep, and 45% of the remaining world’s population doesn’t either. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls that a “public health problem,” because disrupted sleep is associated with a higher risk of physical and mental conditions including diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular disease. There is evidence…

Seniors and Fear of Falling
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Seniors and Fear of Falling

Fear of falling can take a toll when your sense of balance is fading. Some seniors avoid walking and even moving due to a fear of falling and the possibility of injury. However, being sedentary is bad for your health, too. It’s important to keep moving while finding safe workarounds for whatever balance issues you…