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The 2020 Ultimate Guide to Bathroom Safety

The 2020 Ultimate Guide to Bathroom Safety

The bathroom is one of the most dangerous places in the house for seniors. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four Americans 65 and older falls each year, and the National Institute of Aging found that 80% of these falls happen in the bathroom. 

That being said, the bathroom should be one of the first places you safety proof as you or your loved one ages. This guide provides you with everything you need to know to get started. 

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Caregiver Tips for Avoiding Life Insurance Scammers

Caregiver Tips for Avoiding Life Insurance Scammers

One of the most important things you want to guard yourself against when buying life insurance is a scam. This is especially important as a caregiver since you are responsible for not only protecting yourself but also the person in your care. You may be in charge of their finances as well as their health, so you need to always be on guard for scammers.

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The Essentials of Caregiver Finance

The Essentials of Caregiver Finance

Emotionally speaking, being a caregiver can wreak havoc on you. It is difficult to watch someone you care for struggle both physically and emotionally. Add to that the financial worries brought on by being torn between working and caring for family, and you have a recipe for lack of self-preservation.

If you are a caregiver or are trying to decide about caring for a loved one in the future, prepare by reading these tips for managing your finances.

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How to Prepare Your Aging Parents for Retirement

How to Prepare Your Aging Parents for Retirement

American continental final expense review list is a resource to share with aging parents to help start the discussion about a difficult topic — what happens when they're gone. Most don't look forward to the conversation about getting one's affairs in order during retirement as it references finality. But it is a necessary part of life and happens to all of us if we are lucky.

So is there a right way to prepare your parents for retirement? I think it's a very subjective discussion and a very personal one. It is a topic of conversation based on personal finances, personal health issues, and personal goals. Here are a few essential topics to cover with your aging parents to prepare them, and yourself, for their retirement.

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