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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. […]

One Day at a Time

The past is gone and the future never turns out to be exactly as we envision it. Fear is false, expectations, appearing, real. Stay in the moment to live relatively stress-free. We can’t truly plan for life transitions – stuff happens – but we can be prepared ahead of time. My blog is devoted to ideas and opportunities that help […]

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 […]