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How to Save for a Nursing Home After Retirement

A nursing home is almost never a person’s first choice of where to live during retirement, but it’s a reality for millions of Americans. While the experience definitely isn’t the same as aging in place, it does afford seniors the opportunity to be looked after 24/7 by a team of professionals who are trained in …

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5 Retirement Home Community Features You Won’t Believe Exist

For many seniors, the decision to sell their home and move into a retirement home community isn’t an easy one. It means adjusting to a whole new way of life late in the game, giving up the comforts of their own home, and dealing with the fear, anxiety and perception that they can no longer …

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Seniors and Stereotypes: Myths of Aging

Seniors are typically thought of as gentle people who want to maintain independence as long as possible, but there are a whole host of stereotypes out there about aging that just aren’t true.
Myth: Seniors Don’t Care About the World
This myth falls under what logicians call “the psychologist’s fallacy” in which people presuppose the thoughts of …

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Top Issues Currently Affecting Seniors

In separate pieces, the United States government and National Council on Aging published information on the most common issues that affect seniors.
 
Health
The U.S. government, on Nov. 12, 2013, updated their list of …

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