Incorporating Caregiving into Your Retirement Planning

What comes to mind when you think of your retirement?  Is it more quality time with your children and grandchildren, picking up hobbies or personal pursuits? Perhaps it’s owning a beach cottage or mountain cabin or embarking on some extended travel. Before you start putting money aside for that RV, be sure to incorporate caregiving as …

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Ring in 2021 with New Year’s Resolutions

From an unprecedented worldwide pandemic to the election of a new president, 2020 has been a whirlwind of a year. Saying you’re excited about waving goodbye to this year and ringing in a new one may actually be an understatement. The year 2021 may be just the year for you to take that vacation you …

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Spiritual Wellness – What it is and Why it is Important

The National Wellness Institute defines wellness as “an active process through which people become aware of and make choices toward, a more successful existence.” Part of this process includes being in tune with your spiritual side. Generally, when you have a good level of spiritual wellness it means you have a defined life purpose or …

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The New Normal: Staying Safe During the Re-opening Process

Many questions continue to pop-up regarding what life will look like when we are no longer living in the shadow of COVID-19. New Jersey continues the “re-opening” process with access to gyms and indoor dining returning this month. It’s crucial to navigate the re-opening of these venues safely to protect yourself and remain healthy. Reopening …

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How to Prepare Yourself for a Move

When you make the decision to move out of your long-term home, you may suddenly be overwhelmed with the feeling of uncertainty. What do I do first? How should I begin packing? Where do I go for help if I need it? These are just some of the questions that might run through your mind …

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Why Is It Important to Have Good Cognitive Health?

Age-related declines in cognitive health can be normal, but that doesn’t mean they have to reduce your parent’s quality of life. By taking steps to maintain or improve their cognitive health while they age, your parent can continue to live an independent and active lifestyle. As your parent ages, it’s normal for their levels of …

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Estate Planning Tips for Seniors

What is an estate plan? An estate plan is a plan that you create to specify what happens to your property and other assets after your death. Having an estate plan ensures that your loved ones will know how you want your affairs handled, which can eliminate confusion and prevent family disagreements. Without an estate …

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Running Essential Errands

Grocery Shopping, Take-Out, Banking and Doctor Visits As communities across the United States take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting close contact, people are facing new challenges and questions about how to meet basic household needs, such as buying groceries and medicine, and completing banking activities. The following information provides advice about …

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Profitable Tips and Tricks for Selling Your Home

As you get ready for retirement, now is a good time to start preparing to sell your home. You are probably feeling overwhelmed with home maintenance, notice you have rooms in your home you’re no longer using and realizing your household monthly costs are too expensive for your liking. Learn some tips on how you …

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Understanding Your Aging Parent

As your parents age, you will feel a wide range of emotions as you try and understand what they’re going through. You may have feelings of fear, frustration, sadness and grief as you notice your parents’ changes in demeanor for the first time. The truth is, aging is something we cannot fully understand until it …

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