Senior Resources

Caring for Family Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month

Did you know that November is National Family Caregivers Month? It is a time to honor those individuals who selflessly care for family members who need them most. According to the AARP, more than 40 million Americans provide unpaid care for their injured, sick, or disabled loved ones.  A 2019 study funded by the AARP [...]

November 3rd, 2020|

Prop 19 Would Cost Grieving Families Thousands in New Property Taxes

November is election season, and with all the rancor and intensity of the presidential contest, Californians may be at risk of overlooking a significant ballot proposal that could cost grieving families thousands of dollars in new property taxes. Have you heard about Proposition 19? It could have a serious impact, particularly on grieving families. If [...]

October 13th, 2020|

How Seniors Can Identify and Avoid Valentine’s Day “Lonely Heart” Internet Scams

Do you know why online scammers and cyber criminals tend to target Older Americans when committing financial crimes? The reason why is because seniors are often vulnerable, have access to money, and are more easily fooled than younger adults who may have grown up using the internet.  Scammers also look for opportunities when seniors may [...]

February 10th, 2020|

The Dynamic of a Spouse Becoming a Caregiver

Caring for a seriously ill spouse can trigger relationship challenges.  In the process of change, you can lose your best friend, your love, and your future as you both had imagined it. Promises will change from words spoken in oath on your wedding day to deeds of care in your mostly, but not exclusively, older [...]

January 9th, 2020|

Why Are More Americans Retiring Poor?

Well managed money brings with it a freedom of lifestyle in retirement. Sadly, reports say that less than 5 percent of Americans will be financially free by the age of 65. Changes in the U.S. economy coupled with increased health care costs and lack of personal savings have put millions of American workers at financial [...]

December 20th, 2019|