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


According to a report from The American College of Emergency Physicians dated in early 2016 a majority of people in the United States do not have the proper type of power of attorney to cover health care or financial issues. In fact, “only about a quarter of Americans currently have an advance directive – like a living will.”… Read More


Seniors are traditionally independent, private, and painfully thrifty. They see their worlds shrinking. Living spaces, daily tasks, social activities keep changing. Driving, new doctors, remembering dates, appointments become challenging. SOMEONE start the conversation about Senior living options! SOMEONE start the conversation! START! Discuss facts and myths of each type of living community. Be informed. INDEPENDENT… Read More


INDEPENDENT LIVING…In Independent Living Communities people generally 55 and older are able to live safely with peers in an apartment type complex. Residents may bring in medical help as needed, but independent living buildings do not provide medical assistance. MYTH: It’s depressing and institutional. FACT: People are so busy with activities and social contacts they… Read More