Six Surprising Ways Seniors Can Reduce Risk for Dementia

Dementia is a topic no one wants to think about. The effects of this disease can be heartbreaking and can occur quickly, often without warning. Even in the case that symptoms are caught early, the treatment may only postpone the inevitable. Thankfully, as modern science has evolved, we’ve learned a lot more about Alzheimer’s. Here are some helpful lifestyle tips that can reduce the risk of dementia for seniors.

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Finding a Primary Care Physician: Tips for Seniors

 

When entering retirement, taking steps to maintain a healthy lifestyle is a top priority. Nothing diminishes fun and relaxation like dealing with the red-tape of health care systems and illness. Routine check-ups and preventative measures can help seniors stay healthy, which can also make retirement a much more enjoyable experience. A great way to ensure your health is valued as much as you value it, is to find the best primary care physician for you and your needs. There are many ways to be confident in your selection, but here are a few tips to aid your search.

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Helping Senior Clients Prepare for Health Shocks in Retirement

As advisors work to help seniors preparing for retirement, it’s essential to be anticipating healthcare costs above many other expenses. A healthy 65-year-old couple retiring in 2017 was expected to need over $400,000 for health care costs alone during retirement. For those approaching retirement age but not quite there yet, this number could easily look more like $500,000 or more in a few short years. Does that still sound unrealistic? Here are  just a few of the budget-busting healthcare expenses that make financial planning for seniors such a delicate and critical need in the market.

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Tips for Managing Your Finances in Retirement

Your retirement years are a chance to try new things. Travel, hobbies, or just a chance to relax are all available to you now in your golden years. However, though you’ll have the chance to see Rome or finally build that hot rod you’ve always dreamed of, you’ll want to make sure you’re smartly and efficiently managing your finances. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind for getting a handle on your money in retirement.

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3 Tips for Seniors to Help Prepare for a Medical Emergency

Aging and maintaining your independence means thinking practically about your needs. If the stairs are no longer as easy as they once might have been, maybe it’s time to move to the first floor? Maybe it’s time to downsize? Maybe it’s time to move to an independent living facility so you can still have you own space but feel comfort in a support system? Knowing the answers to these questions requires contemplation, dialogue, and perhaps a discussion with a medical provider about the best steps to take. As you move forward in retirement, staying safe and comfortable in your own home is a priority. Here are three helpful steps you can take to seek more security in the event of a medical emergency.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day From Life Settlement Advisors

On March 19th everyone is a little bit Irish, and that undoubtedly includes senior citizens. Though we commonly think of tipsy college students and shamrock t-shirts, Saint Patrick’s Day is something that everyone can take part in. Though you may not be looking to imbibe and get rowdy in the streets, you can still celebrate and have fun whether you’re Irish or not. Here’s everything you need to know about going green for St. Patty’s in Indianapolis.

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