WSJ: Tackling a Business Later in Life

Posted April 17, 2013
Here's an article from The Wall Street Journal that can give you an idea of what to take into account for those looking at starting up their own business at an older age... Tackling a Business Later in Life By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN Roslyn Tanner Evans makes and sells jewelry online and at craft shows. She markets her handiwork through her own website, BeadzByRoz.com, as well as Facebook and Pinterest. And she accepts credit-card payments using PayPal.com and the mobile service Square. To continue reading the entire article click HERE SOURCE
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Free Online Resource for Caregivers

Posted March 7, 2013
 It is my pleasure to introduce an online resource: Lotsa Helping Hands!  This website helps streamline the process of linking family up with Caregivers and helping to keep everyone organized.  The fact that it's free speaks volumes for the amount of passion this company has to help make everyone's day to day easier during what will become one of the more challenging parts of life.  I urge you to browse their website to learn more  -- they even have a calendar to use to keep everyone on track with their caregiving responsibilites -- it's genius!   See how it works ...
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New Old Age: End of Life Care

Posted December 11, 2012
I wanted to share these helpful resources for caregivers needing direction.    Training Needed for Home Care Is Lacking By JUDITH GRAHAM  “H” from Chicago, I heard you when you joined a lively discussion over hospice at home here a couple of weeks ago and asked, “where can family members get the training to do all the nursing tasks?” To continue reading the entire article click HERE SOURCE
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GET SMART ABOUT MONEY

Posted August 13, 2012
Here's a feature on finances & caregiving from, Caring Today, a new source for the Senior Living Information Blog.  Did it answer any of the questions you have?   GET SMART ABOUT MONEY Jean Chatzky, the award-winning journalist and personal finance expert, answers your caregiving questions.   Question: Is there a formula to determine a good age to buy long-term care insurance? My husband and I are in our early fifties and my parents, who don't have this insurance either, are in their late seventies.   To read the entire article click HERE SOURCE
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Sunlight treatment could help nighttime wandering in people with Alzheimer’s, study suggests

Posted July 30, 2012
An article from McKnight's Long Term Care News on another possible breakthrough in caring for those with Alzheimer's...  Sunlight treatment could help nighttime wandering in people with Alzheimer's, study suggests McKnight's Staff // July 27, 2012 The tendency of Alzheimer's patients to wander at night could be tied to the quantity of daylight they're exposed to, new research finds. As a result, experts say that “light therapy” could be helpful in treating this behavior.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE SOURCE
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Social Media Provides Caregivers a Cyber Shoulder to Lean On

Posted April 2, 2012
AgingCare.com provides an interesing look at how Caregivers find connection & solace in the vast world of social media.  Do you find it to be a great source to connect & get info?   See below for their great article.   And speaking of social media...Thank You for tuning into our blog!   By Anne-Marie Botek If you're reading this article, it means that you are probably relatively familiar with the Internet and at least one or two types of social media. And, though you may not consider yourself Internet savvy, you are part of a growing trend of adults who use social media ...
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Legal Question: Answered

Posted March 22, 2012
Elder Law Answers provides good information on topics you might not think about... Is My Will Still Valid If I Move to Another State?   Last Updated: 2/27/2012 12:52:44 PM Among all the changes you must make when you move to a new state -- driver's license, voter registration -- don't forget your will. While your will should still be valid in the new state, there may be differences in the new state's laws that may make certain provisions of the will invalid. In addition, moving is a good excuse to consult an attorney to make sure your estate plan in ...
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U.S. seniors missing out on $20 billion of benefits

Posted March 20, 2012
Here's a good article from Reuters to see if there are any areas in which you or your loved one could gain benefits to offset living costs. As a student, it is daunting going over all the paper work that comes along with school and so very easy to miss something.  Doing my taxes this year & understanding which credits I was eligible for was confusing. This article makes me realize everyone needs direction sometimes and what a great thing these organizations are doing in stepping up & helping out.   (Reuters) - Millions of seniors in the United States are ...
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Tax Talk 2012

Posted February 15, 2012
I'd like to kick off my first "official" post with something I'm sure is on a lot of minds these days: TAXES. With two months left until that dreaded April 15th, I hope you find this article helpful with some tax tips. 10 tax tips for seniors ByKelly Phillips Erb Every year about this time, I receive a lot of mail from seniors who are confused about whether they should file a tax return. The confusion stems from the fact that many seniors receive income from sources that might not be taxable, such as Social Security and tax-exempt bonds. To ...
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An Introduction

Posted February 15, 2012
Hello!  It is with pleasure that I introduce myself to the Senior Living Information Blog!  My name is Erin and I've known Lisa for a couple of years now.  When she recently expressed the desire to have some help with blogging more consistenly, I jumped at the chance to help out. I look forward to being a part of a such an important and caring company, Senior Living Experts! They are doing a great thing offering this service and the Senior Living Information Blog truly values its readers, so please feel free to reach out with questions & topic suggestions. ...
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