Seniors

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Where Are We Now?

A notice of increase in my husband’s long term care insurance premium has prompted lots of discussion between us the past few weeks. Should we keep it or let it lapse? What will it cover? Under what circumstances could we access the payout of benefits? To our surprise, but apparently a widespread LTC practice, he’d have to be pretty seriously […]

Foreplay

  Probably not the kind of foreplay you’re thinking about. The “foreplay” I participated in last night was an open, audience feedback rehearsal prior to the March 19 official debut of “Venus in Fur” at NC Stage Company’s intimate black box theater in downtown Asheville. The evening was exciting and there was sexual tension, but, alas, no one but the cast […]

Senior Discounts

I have friends with household incomes in the six figures and well-padded portfolios, and even they worry about what it will be like to retire and live on a fixed income. And I want those gals to join me in the life of the happily retired. Therefore, I’m posting this list revealing the many discounts offered to seniors, to give […]

National Donor Day

National Donor day honors those who have chosen to give one or more of the five points of life: organs, tissues, marrow, platelets, and blood. Last year alone, organ donors made more than 28,000 transplants possible. Another one million people received cornea and other tissue transplants that helped them recover from trauma, bone damage, spinal injuries, burns, hearing impairment and […]