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Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

How to reduce falls in the home: Did you know falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults? So how can you help your parents make their home fall-safe? Home Safety Checklist for Seniors First, you can address the fall risks in the […]

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Impact of Smart Technology on Insurers

With technological advancements have come the introduction of smart technology. This technology has crept into different industries and has started to impact individuals and insurers’ daily lives. This has led to increased security for insurers. There’s an improvement in health care quality, and this has allowed the insured people to make smarter decisions that are […]

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Smart Home Tech for Seniors: Five Gadgets that will Improve Independent Living

Smart home technology can make independent living comfortable and help with the everyday tasks of home management. From smart thermostats and smart lighting that respond to the sound of your voice to garages controlled from remote locations, stock up on these smart home technology devices so your family can stay in their home longer using […]

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Aging in place: Renovating with independence in mind

Aging in place: Renovating with independence in mind

Most Americans settle in a home, envisioning a permanent life refuge. Achieving this vision of aging in place, though, means preparing the home now to anticipate future needs. Doing so successfully can allow older adults to remain independent, autonomous and in charge of their home security as they age. As many as 94% of today’s […]

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Why Choosing the Ideal Healthcare Proxy is Critical

Why Choosing the Ideal Healthcare Proxy is Critical

This week at the Aging Well Conference in Arlington, I was invited to speak on the critical topic, The Decisions A Health Care Proxy May Make On Your Behalf. I’ve written several times about legal documents and selecting an executor and agent. While researching for the presentation, I came across valuable information on the American […]

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