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The Physics of Aging

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  A little over a year ago I published my first Choice Connections blog on staying active in your older years.  That topic still fascinates me today.  I’m curious why some people appear to be older and frailer than contemporaries who may actually be years older.  I remember a woman I met at a senior […]

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Is it ever too late?

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Is there any better feeling than having a “crush”?  Meeting someone new and being excited to get to know them, go out on dates, become a couple?  It’s easy to associate those feelings with being young, but the fast growing Baby Boomer generation makes up a huge percentage of singles in the United States.  Older […]

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Traditions

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  Looking back, I can’t count too many holiday traditions in my household.  My father was from a small family and we lived very far away from extended aunts, uncles and cousins on my mother’s side, so most holidays were quiet occasions, and the closest thing to an annual holiday tradition being the Christmas eve […]

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The Secret to a Long Life

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My husband would be able to tell you that my favorite movies to watch are documentaries.  I am fascinated with finding out more about people and places all around me.  Often times real life stories are more intriguing than any Hollywood drama!  I came across a title on Amazon the other day that got my […]

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The Bucket List

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  I’ve been thinking a lot about my bucket list lately.  I read this article in my local paper, and was struck with the simplicity of this man’s wishes.  A good day of fishing and a ride in a fast car.  It got me thinking what would be on my Bucket List. http://www.wect.com/story/35495291/dying-mans-wish-i-want-to-catch-a-fish-off-the-kure-beach-pier With a […]

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Dollars and Cents- Navigating the Financial Waters of Senior Living

Lisa Robinette Alzheimer's and Dementia, Assisted Living, Money and Finance, Moving Seniors, Senior Care, Senior Living Leave a comment , , , , , , , , , , ,

During my time working with families to identify options around senior living, one specific worry that seemed to come up over and over again…a question really, “will we outlive our resources?”   I found that many families had done extensive planning, but for only two – three years  of senior living only.  But we find that […]

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When is the right time to move to Senior Living?

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When’s the right time to make a move? That’s a question I’ve heard a lot over the years from family members who are worried about their loved ones.  Often times there have been many warning signs, but still those involved have a hard time looking into senior care options, much less talking about it with […]

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Yes it is true…if you don’t use it you lose it!

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We’ve all heard the phrase, if you don’t move it you lose it but how many of us actually follow that phrase and incorporate it into our daily lives?  In today’s day and age, it’s pretty easy not to move it at all.  Most of us work in front of a computer screen, use the […]

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Recommended Reading for April 2016

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Recommended Reading Parkinson’s Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier By Shelley Peterman Schwarz April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. In preparing for that we wanted to find a book that might be helpful for families living with Parkinson’s. The author Shelley Schwarz was diagnosed with MS in 1978. As she struggled and learned about […]

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How Elder Law Can Help You

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How Elder Law Can Help You NCPC, September 18, 2015 | by Lynda Neuenschwander The specialty of Elder Law is becoming more important as our population ages. People are living longer, but in many cases, are not living better.  As a result, the need is growing for specialized legal advice about aging-related issues. First, let’s […]

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