Aging

I asked my only brother to do me a huge favor. I asked him to write a draft of my...

Even though many senior citizens are no longer employed, there are still problems to be solved. Perhaps not as many...

A question that has come up a few times is, “how do you know if you need to manage your...

When someone tells you it’s time to call hospice for someone you love, it’s one of the toughest bits of...

In the aging process, an older person can adapt and handle the physical and mental challenges of decline if they...

Helping Your Aging Parent Remain Safe at Home Whether you live near your aging parents or across the country from...

The idiom “it’s like Greek to me” is commonly used to express when someone is having difficulty understanding someone or...

Have you heard of the term Elder Orphan?  It’s a new way of framing categorizing who are aging alone.  I...

Can you imagine saying goodbye to your mother as you watch her leave your family vacation more than a week...

Why don’t we talk about death? First of all, it’s going to happen to each and every one of us. Yet,...

It’s no secret that I run a Facebook group for people growing older at home. It’s geared to the individuals...

Ideally, you want to ask all of these questions at once so that if your parents don’t have any of...

Last year in Bangkok, I met a very happy couple. She was 59, and he was turning 60 in few...

Are you worried about your mother falling at home?  When it comes to older adults, the home is a real danger...

In surveys, the overwhelming majority of seniors express a preference for aging in place. But as we grow older, physical...

Do I Need a Cane? Find Out Now by Answering 7 Questions Do I need a cane? Well, the answer...

Baseball great Leroy Satchel Paige asserted that age is a question of mind over matter. “If you don’t mind,” he...

In spending time with loved ones with dementia, you may find yourself wanting to explore new ways to document or...

The Importance Of The Doctor/Patient Relationship For Your Aging Parent One of the little known challenges with aging is that...

“Growing older isn’t easy.” I hear those words from my friends and family. It’s hard to see them suffer physically,...

Love, family, travel and adventure were the stuff of Carole and Jim’s fifty years of marriage. When Alzheimer’s came into...

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Garrett Ball
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Garrett is the founder/President of Secure Medicare Solutions, a leading, independent Medicare insurance agency. Since 2007, Garrett has worked with tens of thousands of people turning 65 or already on Medicare to understand, compare and choose Medicare insurance that fits their specific needs and situation. His latest project is 65Medicare.org, an online hub for people just starting with Medicare, which is focused on distilling difficult Medicare questions into easy-to-understand resources. Garrett resides in North Carolina with his lovely wife, Celeste, and three spirited children.

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