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Love Lives on Through Dementia

by Melanie Lux on August 24, 2016

Rob is a retiree who lives in Carmel with his wife of 50 years, Jean. Throughout their marriage, Jean was the outgoing one; laughing, telling stories, remembering every last detail of events that happened 20 years ago or two days ago. It was Jean who got Rob committed to exercising …

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The Secret Behind Feel Good Jobs: Helping = Happy

by Melanie Lux on August 14, 2016

There was a teller at the Wells Fargo branch where I bank. Every time I visited, she was over-the- top happy. She would smile at me, make small talk, offer a bottle of water, and close by asking if there was any other way she could help me. Being distracted …

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Five Reasons College Students Should Take a Homecare Job

by Melanie Lux on August 6, 2016

Many eons ago, young people spent their college years working on their degrees. If only it were  that simple today. Faced with rising tuition costs and the burden of student loan debt, more than 70 percent of college students have jobs while attending college. And it’s not just a few …

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Five Fun Things to Do With Seniors

by Melanie Lux on July 24, 2016

Remember the old Cindi Lauper song, Girls Just Want to Have Fun? I’d like to propose a new version, Seniors Just Want to Have Fun! We might think our elderly parents enjoy quiet time, but the reverse is true. They want to have fun, laugh and enjoy the people they …

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Want to Work After Retiring? Try Home Care

by sfpadmin on July 20, 2016

I recently met a friend for coffee. I wasn’t sure what to expect; she’d taken early retirement when she hit 62, and at first she was excited about leaving her 9-to-5 life behind. But within months, she was complaining about being bored and not having any money for all of …

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Get By with a Little Help from Our Friends

by sfpadmin on July 10, 2016

Who can forget those wonderful Beatles’ lyrics, “I get by with a little help from my friends?” Pretty magical, but who among us imagined those lyrics as advice on how to live life as we age? We need this advice more than ever. Americans today are living longer than ever …

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Want a Career That Gives Back? Join Our Team.

by sfpadmin on July 5, 2016

“To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” – Tia Walker There are jobs and then there are careers. What sets the two apart? A job is something you have to do; something you slog through from day-to-day, waiting on a paycheck. A …

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Veterans Aid and Attendance

by Andy on February 24, 2015

Private duty homecare can be expensive. Veterans Aid and Attendance can provide a fairly substantial supplement. Most veterans are unaware of this benefit but a person who served in WWII, the Korean War or Vietnam might be eligible for up to $2085.00 per month. There is also a surviving spouse …

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Top 10 Types of Scams Targeting Seniors

by Jennifer Cvar on December 15, 2014

Financial scams targeting seniors are on the rise, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Our last blog explored how identity thieves gain access to our loved ones personal, financial information. In this post, we will talk about the top 10 scams targeting seniors so that you can identify …

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Top 5 Ways Seniors are targeted by Identity Thieves and Scams

by Jennifer Cvar on December 8, 2014

Top 5 Ways Seniors are targeted by Identity Thieves and Scams Seniors can become easy targets for scams and identity theft because they are often viewed as vulnerable and perhaps socially isolated. Furthermore, seniors often have a significant amount of money in their accounts, which make them an easy target …

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