Elder Abuse Awareness Day: A commitment to protecting our seniors.

June 15 marks an important day on our calendar – Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It is a day for communities worldwide to unite in bringing attention to the challenges and difficulties faced by elders and our collective responsibility to protect and support them. Financial abuse of seniors is a particularly concerning aspect of elder abuse,…

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Are You Prepared to Retire?

In 2023, the average American retiree had about $170,726 in retirement savings, a decrease from $191,659 at the beginning of 2022. This 10% reduction is significantly lower than the recommended $555,000. Only 12% of retirees have achieved or exceeded this recommended savings amount. Retirees have expressed various regrets regarding their retirement planning. A majority admit…

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What is the cost for Independent Living?

The cost for living in a 55-and-older community can vary widely depending on where it is located. In the least expensive states, median monthly costs are less than half those in the most expensive states. The national median cost per month for independent living is $3,000, with Alabama coming in most economical ($2,376) and Hawaii…

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10 Steps to Find the Best Senior Assistance for Your Parents

Finding senior assistance for your parents involves key steps to ensure you find the best fit for their needs. Here’s a guide with some of the top 10 steps to help you: By following these steps, you can find the best senior assistance for your parents and ensure they receive the care and support they…

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What is 2-1-1 Arizona?

The 2-1-1 Arizona Information and Referral Services program was founded in 1964 as Community Information and Referral Services and incorporated as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 1979. Solari acquired the program in 2017. 2-1-1 Arizona Information and Referral Service operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week and every day of the year.…

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Long Term Assurance Urgent Letter was received today from the Veterans Administration. Please take note!(Taken directly from the Veterans Benefit newsletter March 2024)  March is Fraud Prevention Month and VA is committed to protecting Veterans’ hard-earned benefits from claims predators by raising awareness among Veterans, their loved ones and advocates about the tactics used by…

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Benefits of Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer a range of benefits for individuals who may need help with daily activities but still want to maintain a level of independence. Here are some potential benefits of assisted living: It’s important to note that the benefits of assisted living can vary based on the specific facility and its offerings. Before…

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What Does a Senior Living Referral Agency Do?

Senior living referral agencies play a crucial role in assisting families and seniors in finding appropriate housing options for their changing needs. These agencies act as intermediaries, connecting seniors with suitable living arrangements such as assisted living communities, independent living facilities, memory care units, or nursing homes.

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Planning for retirement can seem difficult. Here are a few tips on where to start….

Navigating retirement successfully involves careful planning and thoughtful financial decisions. Start by saving early and consistently, taking advantage of employer-sponsored plans like 401(k)s and individual retirement accounts (IRAs). Diversify your investments to spread risk and maximize returns, regularly reviewing and adjusting your portfolio as needed. Estimate your retirement expenses, including healthcare, and create a realistic…

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