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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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More Canadian Seniors Staying In The Workforce

By Megan Ray  |  December 5, 2014

Retirement used to be a brass ring for all adults to reach for throughout their working lives. After a few decades in the professional world, seniors could look forward to retiring and spending their golden years traveling, pursuing leisure activities or visiting with family. However, recent reports have revealed that many Canadians are bucking this trend. Not only are seniors putting off retirement until later, some are actually returning to the workplace later in life. Whether it's for financial reasons or simply because they enjoy the activity, Canada's workforce is more silver-lined than ever before.

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Saving Money Doesn't Stop With Retirement

By Megan Ray  |  November 19, 2014

As adults, we go through our working lives with the notion that we have to keep saving up for retirement so that when we leave the workforce we'll be able to live comfortably. However, that narrative is somewhat incomplete, as it implies that once you hit retirement, your saving is essentially done. The reality is that, especially today, that's simply not true. Saving is a constant task that doesn't stop with retirement - in fact, it's an essential part of enjoying post-retirement living. Here are some things to keep in mind when it comes to retirement savings - and beyond.

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Know Your Options For Medicare Open Enrollment

By Megan Ray  |  October 24, 2014

Fall for many people means cool weather and changing leaves. However, an important event rolls around this time of year as well. From Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, Medicare recipients will have the chance to change their coverage during the annual open enrollment period.

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Avoid Financial Scams For Seniors

By Megan Ray  |  September 10, 2014

Financial scams affect thousands of people each year, a large number of which are adults over the age of 65. Digital thieves frequently follow the same patterns, adopting methods that have been proven to work when targeting this portion of the population. While seniors cannot prevent scammers from choosing them, they can become educated about the most common tricks and how to avoid them.

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Census Report Shows What Makes Seniors Relocate

By Megan Ray  |  August 26, 2014

Like any age group, seniors are diverse and impossible to fit into one category. While it's only too common for the media to portray older adults as homogenous, the desires and behaviors of those over 65 are just are variable as they are in anyone else. A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau identifies some key trends in how and where elders age, using data from a number of population and health surveys.

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The Online Dating Guide For Seniors

By Julia Little  |  August 18, 2014

Dating can be stressful for any person, regardless of age, gender or experience. For some, the process has become much easier with the rising acceptance of online dating. According to the Pew Research Center, 11 percent of adults who go online use virtual dating websites or apps to connect to other singles in their areas. Adoption among seniors remains low, as only 3 percent of online adults over the age of 65 are present on these platforms.

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