An ongoing connection with others to establish meaningful relationships with a community and others is important. Engaging in social activities seems to be a natural occurrence in younger years but older adults living alone face unique social challenges, some leading to health issues. it is important to identify the sources and address them to avoid… Read More


When thinking about retirement two common concerns are generally “Am I saving enough for retirement?” and “How much money will I actually need for retirement?” Financial security is always a major consideration but emotional security is equally important.… Read More


There are a host of potential dangers to seniors left in isolation. Risks include depression, injury, health decline and falls to name a few. We are communal beings needing to have contact with others. This doesn’t diminish with age. So how do you help your aging loved one avoid these pitfalls and keep from becoming… Read More


He begins by crooning of “soft summer nights” ending with “…but now the days are short, I’m in the autumn of my years…” Listening to the lyrics one begins to think of how lucky Sinatra was. Some even request the song to be performed at their funeral. If you were to choose the best of… Read More