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Who’s in Your Wallet?

Financial fraud, scams and exploitation of the elderly is a multi-billion dollar industry. It’s not just “the mob”, overseas “pirates”, or corporations greedily infiltrating their come ons with nefarious fine print. Sometimes it’s a friend, a trusted caregiver or even a family member who gets a whiff of the green and decides to act out their dreams of living the high life. […]

Turn, Turn, Turn Till You Come Round Right

‘Tis the gift to be simple, ’tis the gift to be free ‘Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, And when we find ourselves in the place just right, ‘Twill be in the valley of love and delight. When true simplicity is gained, To bow and to bend we shan’t be ashamed, To turn, turn will […]

I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Keep Up!

Many of us seniors hoping, if not planning, to age in our own homes are wishing developers were expediting the construction of housing stock based on universal design principals – barrier free, low maintenance, healthy built, energy efficient. While those changes are slow to arrive, technological updates and innovations are bombarding us minute by minute. Here’s some information on why it’s important for us […]

Helping the Disabled Live Independently

I recently attended an AARP training to become a facilitator of their excellent Home Fit program that can help anyone interested in assuring their home will be safe and comfortable for everyone, regardless of age or disability. The training was hosted at the corporate headquarters of Simply Home in Asheville. Following the AARP training, several of us took a tour of Simply […]