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5 Benefits Of Pets For Older Americans

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Sometimes life can be lonely. As you age, this is a lot more common than you may think. According to Aging Care, 18% of older Americans live alone in single person households. What’s more, a staggering 43% of all older Americans say that they feel lonely. But there is a ...

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5 Summer Safety Tips For Older Americans

Summer Safety Tips

The summer has arrived and is in full force. It’s a beautiful time of the year but also is not without any safety concerns. Be prepared with these five helpful summer safety tips for older Americans. Keep Hydrated It’s hot out there. Experts have been predicting nationwide heatwaves that will ...

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A Few Servings Of Walnuts Weekly Benefits Older Americans, Says New Study

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Eat more walnuts and age better, says a new study that was published in the Journal of Nutrition. The study advises that by consuming between one and two servings of walnuts per week, approximately ¼ cup per serving, older Americans may be able to reduce the risk of developing physical ...

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Reverse Mortgages More Attractive To Older Americans

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Reverse mortgages are generally considered to be a safer option these days. Namely, this is because of the Reverse Mortgage Stabilization Act of 2013, which added more safeguards and put into place more restrictions for lenders. As a result, a number of lenders offer more lucrative terms and reduced upfront ...

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Where In The US Do Older Americans Have A Well-Being Edge Over Younger Folks?

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Study looked for biggest jumps in satisfaction between young and older. It looks like our longing for restorative tropical vacations has a point – if you’re 55 or older, for the highest level of well-being in the United States you should head straight to the Hawaiian Islands. And stay there. ...

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Borrowers: Know Your Reverse Mortgage Qualifications With These FAQ

Reverse Mortgage FAQ

Before you apply, make sure you are aware of the reverse mortgage qualifications with this easy to understand breakdown. A reverse mortgage is a popular choice for those who meet the requirements. A less common loan that’s reserved exclusively for older Americans, it can be confusing to understand how it ...

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Borrower Beware: Reverse Mortgage Sales Pitches Not Always What They’re Cracked Up To Be

Reverse Mortgage

A reverse mortgage may be the solution for many older Americans who need a source of income to tap into to sustain their golden years. But borrower beware about sales pitches that may be too good to be true. Indeed, a reverse mortgage could be the solution that you are ...

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