Healthy Habits for Seniors
June 17, 2021
Once retired, we can find the time to do the fun activities we have been planning for years. It’s our chance to enjoy the little things and take time for ourselves (finally).
6 Myths About Social Security
June 7, 2021
Social Security was set up to help provide some financial security to America’s aging population as workers retire. But there are lots of misconceptions about Social Security. When people believe these myths, their financial security is actually threatened rather than helped! Take a look at some of these common myths, and learn the facts so you can help share the right information when talking retirement with your friends and family.
The Sandwich Generation: Supporting Aging Parents and Older Children
May 27, 2021
There is a name for the people caught between two large generations of people: The Sandwich Generation. It’s generally the caregivers getting squeezed. And this time, the numbers are adding up.
Benefits of Working Longer
May 17, 2021
Are you excited about retirement? Or maybe dreading it? Everyone has different approaches, and we’ve seen an increase in people choosing to work longer, with some never planning to retire. But even if you are excited, and already planning all the activities you’ll have time for, it may be a good idea to look at some of the benefits working even just a few years longer can bring.
Having End of Life Conversations with Your Family
May 3, 2021
The film “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” was released in 2019. It centers around the children’s show host Mr. Rogers, specifically how he approached difficult subjects. In one scene, Fred (played by Tom Hanks) makes an observation about life and death. He says, “You know, death is something many of us are uncomfortable speaking about. But to die is to be human. And anything human is mentionable. Anything mentionable is manageable.”
Exploring New Hobbies in a Pandemic
April 22, 2021
Knitting, cooking, baking, collecting, puzzling, brewing, gardening, exercising… People across the world have turned to hobbies to get them through the stress of the pandemic. But what is it about these small hobbies that have drawn us all to them lately? And how can we find one we love?