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How to Make the Most of Medicare Open Enrollment

The annual Medicare open enrollment period is just around the corner. It’s an eight-week period when Medicare recipients can make changes to their existing plan. Adult children who are preparing to help a parent through this process might be confused about what to do and how to get started.

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How to Protect a Senior from Cybercrimes

Cybercrime is a growing problem for businesses, the government, and individuals. It is increasingly difficult for most people to find ways to protect private information online. For older adults who might not be comfortable with technology, protecting themselves from becoming a victim of cybercrime is even more important.

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9 Money-Saving Ideas for Seniors

Retirement is a time in life most of us look forward to. The freedom to set your own schedule, travel, and pursue hobbies and passions is very appealing. But for most people, retirement means living on a more limited income. Finding ways to save money and stretch every dollar can help you live the retirement you’ve always dreamed of.

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Home Care vs. Assisted Living: Understanding the Cost Differences

The phrase “aging in place” is commonly used to describe an older adult who lives in their own home. For many, it is seen as a way to save money while minimizing change and allowing the senior to remain comfortable.

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Financial Self-Defense for Seniors

Scams that target older adults are on the rise, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Fraudsters believe seniors are more trusting than younger adults and are more likely to have significant financial resources. It’s a combination that makes them an irresistible target for criminals looking for victims.

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5 Tools to Help Older Adults Manage Finances

Retirement is a season of life when older adults finally have time to follow their dreams and reconnect with hobbies they may have left behind when they were busy working and raising a family. But many retirees face the challenge of pursuing their interests on a limited retirement budget.

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Should You Search for Senior Living near an Adult Child, or Stay Close to Home?

One question that often comes up when an older adult begins the search for a senior living community is what area to look in. When adult children live far away, this can be a tough decision to make.

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How to Set Realistic Expectations for the First Month after a Move to Senior Living

Packing up and moving away from a home you’ve lived in for many years can be emotional, as can helping a senior loved one make such a move. When an older adult transitions to a senior living community, the change can bring many conflicting emotions. Sadness, fear, excitement, and uncertainty are just a few of the feelings seniors may find themselves experiencing.

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