Targeting Seniors – What you Need to Know

If you ask around, chances are someone you know has a Senior relative that has been the target and possibly the victim of a scam that focuses on Seniors.  While many scams have no specific target, there are many that are designed to defraud Seniors out of their money in particular. There are several reasons why Seniors make good targets: Seniors often have financial resources making them an opportune target Seniors tend to be more trusting and due to relative isolation, seek someone to talk to and who will pay attention to them Seniors often will not report these crimes […]

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How Do You Control Your Destiny in the Senior Years? Part 2 of 2

In Part 1 of this post, we looked at several aspects of a Senior Living plan that helps expand our range of choices.  In that post, we addressed finances, legal framework and healthcare security. To review, the message is this: the more you understand the common issues that creep into our lives as we age, the better you can plan for them.  Some of those issues may never happen, but having a plan helps minimize the stress and allows you to have control over your circumstances even if you are losing control over your physical and/or mental faculties. Here in […]

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Healthcare Consumer

Being A Good Healthcare Consumer

The ever shifting healthcare landscape has changed drastically in the past couple of decades and constant change is the only thing you can count on.  The trend is that consumers of healthcare are paying more out of their pocket for healthcare services and health insurance than ever before.  An unforeseen complication can have a devastating impact to most people’s financial stability.  Chronic disease can also have a huge impact.  Never has it been more important to be a good healthcare consumer. The challenge for most people is how to start being an advocate.  That’s where we come in. Healthcare as […]

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