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What Should Seniors Know About Working While Retired?

By Tim Watt  |  March 27, 2015

For many, hitting retirement age means it's time to hang up the work clothes and focus on family and leisure. But it's becoming increasingly common for retirees to either stay at their jobs for longer, or even to return to the workforce on a part-time basis after having previously retired.

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3 Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Credit

By Tim Watt  |  March 18, 2015

You haven't checked your credit score in a while, and you finally decide to do it. To your horror, it is much lower than you anticipated. Seniors have a tendency to check their score less often than younger people, mainly because of technological hurdles. However checking inconsistently can lead to surprises like a low credit score or a discovery that you've been scammed.

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4 Important Tax Tips To Help Seniors With Filing This Year

By Tim Watt  |  March 12, 2015

Tax time can be a stressful part of the year for anyone, but seniors may be feeling the pressure more than others. Constant changes to the U.S. tax code, keeping on top of exemptions and credits, and the changes to both Medicare and the health care industry in general on the heels of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act can leave older adults struggling to keep their heads above water.

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4 Modern Retirement Options

By Julia Little  |  March 10, 2015

In the past, retirement options used to be pretty black and white. You could either retire at home, or move into a community. However, today there are various options for seniors to explore.

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5 Benefits of Financial Literacy

By Tim Watt  |  March 6, 2015

As a senior, you may experience some life changes or major transitions. With them, it's important to keep your finances in order. However, many older adults may lose track of their finance payments in the shuffle, which could cause problems down the road. Luckily, several workshops are popping up across Canada to specifically help seniors understand how to best manage their money. Consider these benefits of being financially literate as a senior.

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5 Major Changes In Social Security For 2015

By Megan Ray  |  March 5, 2015

Now that we've entered 2015, a few major changes have happened in Social Security, meaning your retirement plan may be affected, according to AARP. Consider how these alterations could affect your lifestyle.

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How To Manage Debt After Retirement

By Tim Watt  |  December 31, 2014

After retiring, it can be difficult to manage money and budget correctly without the comfort of an incoming salary. Older adults may be burdened by their financial stress and feel unsure of where to turn or what to do. As a result, it may cost them - literally.

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Did You Miss Our Holiday #MemoryChat With The Care Team?

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  December 23, 2014

Last Thursday, we hosted a Caregiving During the Holidays themed #MemoryChat on Sunrise Senior Living’s Twitter handle, @SunriseSrLiving. Rita Altman, Senior Vice President of Memory Care Services and the rest of the Sunrise Care Team joined the chat to share tips for caregivers and families caring for a loved one with memory loss this busy holiday season.

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