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How to Care for Aging Parents As an Adult Child

It can be difficult to watch your parents age. It can be even more difficult navigating what to do once our loved ones can no longer take care of themselves. Here are some things to consider as you start that tough conversation with Mom and Dad.

Senior woman with poodle in park

Fluffy or Fido: Finding The Perfect Dog For Your Senior’s Lifestyle

Countless studies have shown the benefits that can come from seniors owning a pet – from lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels to combatting loneliness and depression. Explore our recommendations on the right breed, size and age that will work best for your senior loved ones in the community in which they live.

Senior man and woman packing boxes

From Downsizing to Rightsizing: A Practical Guide to Parting With Possessions But Not Memories

Moving can be stressful at any age because of the hassle of packing — but most importantly the need to downsize. Getting rid of valuables that you’ve accumulated over the years can be quite an emotional hurdle. Rightsizing, though, brings a new life to your belongings and gives you the freedom to enjoy your golden years.

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Feels Just Like the Classics: New Movies for Seniors

With over 600 movies being produced each year, it can be difficult to keep up with viewing all of them. That’s why so many seniors simply revert to watching the classics — the movies they are comfortable with. But, you’d be surprised how many of today’s films take inspiration from the movies of the past. If you like one classic, we’ll share the modern equivalents that will have even your grandkids sitting down to watch with you.

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How to Financially Prepare for Moving to a Senior Living Community

The financial responsibilities of transitioning into senior living do not have to be a surprise. A number of programs offer assistance and benefits, but finding and understanding them could be a challenge. Here are some things to consider before starting the next exciting chapter of your life.

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