6 Ways to Cut Holiday Spending

  It’s no fun to go into the holidays when you’re already in debt. It’s even possible to come out of the holidays in better financial shape if you stick to a few strategies. 1. Create a Holiday Budget Decide how much you can spend overall and...

10 Reasons Why Downsizing is Beneficial for Seniors

  Getting rid of old goods is a great way to feel refreshed and invite more freedom into your life. Here are 10 reasons why downsizing is an important step to take for yourself and for others, too! 1. It can help you prepare for a future move. If you’re...

3 Ways to Help the Elderly Cope with Grief and Loss

3 ways to help the elderly cope with grief and loss At some point in our lives, we’ve all experienced what it is like to grieve the loss of someone that we love and cherish. And while older people may have had more experience dealing with losses, losing an adult...

6 Tips for Long Distance Caregivers

  There’s no doubt — trying to take care of aging parents from a distance is hard. Whether you live an hour away or are caregiving for a parent in a different state, stress and guilt take an emotional toll. You can’t be there in person all the time, so what can...

Aging Parents From A Distance

The fact is, seniors living alone in their 70s and beyond may keep serious problems to themselves because they don’t want to worry you or feel like a burden. On your next visit, look for these clues that can help you determine if you need to step in or seek for...

What To Tell Your Aging Parents About Debt

What to Tell Your Aging Parents About Debt Retirement can be an [ideal] time or a struggle depending on how well you’ve prepared. Four in five households approaching retirement hold debt, a ratio that has remained steady for several decades. Debt forces a growing...