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How to Choose a Senior-Friendly Real Estate Agent

If you’ve ever moved before, you probably aren’t surprised to learn that moving is considered to be one of life’s most stressful events. 

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Finding Free Tax Help for Older Adults

Tax season is upon us once again. The constant changes in tax laws can be tough to keep up with every year. Seniors might find tax season to be especially difficult because their retirement income may be derived from sources other than employment, and the related tax laws can be confusing.

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Is It Less Expensive to Age at Home?

One debate seniors and their families often have is whether it is less expensive to age in place at home or to move to an assisted living community.

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Helping an Older Adult Manage Pre-Move Anxiety

Moving can be tough at any age. For seniors, the emotional toll of moving can cause anxiety about relocating and leaving behind their family home. Sometimes, a spouse has passed away, and the house is closely tied to happy memories of the years spent together there. 

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Staging Tips to Prepare a House for Sale

If you are helping a senior loved one prepare for a move to an assisted living community, getting their house ready to sell is probably on your “to do” list. Presenting their home well to prospective buyers can help them get the best possible return on their investment.

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Smartphone Safety for Seniors

A cell phone can make a great holiday gift for an older adult. While many seniors have one, they often purchase these devices with few features. These traditional phones may have keys that are too small for hands with arthritis to manage, or screens that are difficult on older eyes.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Grandparents Who Are on a Budget

The holidays are a time of year when many families pause to enjoy quality time together. Decorating the tree. Lighting the Menorah. Exchanging gifts. Every family has their own traditions. But for older adults who live on a fixed income, the holidays can take a big bite out of their budget. This is especially true when it comes to buying gifts for all of the grandchildren.

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Understanding the Aid & Attendance Benefit for Veterans

Many military veterans and their spouses are unaware of a benefit that can help them with the expenses associated with senior care. If they qualify, a couple may be eligible for as much as $2,127 a month in additional support. For adult children who are trying to help an older parent finance a move to senior living, that can make a big difference.

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