Five Self-Care Tips for Improved Mental Health

Five Self-Care Tips for Improved Mental Health

By Chris Tobias Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, we faced a mental health crisis in New York City. New Yorkers experience mental illness, substance misuse, and daily struggles with anxiety or depression every day. The COVID-19 pandemic has only amplified these issues, especially with the lockdown,...

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9 Tips to Help Your Brain Stay Active as a Senior

9 Tips to Help Your Brain Stay Active as a Senior

The older you get, the more difficult it becomes to keep your brain active. But there are ways seniors can stay in shape mentally and even build new neural connections that will help them stay sharp later in life. Mental decline is just as damaging and difficult to cope with as physical decline, so ...

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How to Choose a Nursing Home

How to Choose a Nursing Home

By National Institute on Aging A nursing home, also known as a skilled nursing facility, provides a wide range of health and personal care services. These services typically include nursing care, 24-hour supervision, three meals a day, and assistance with everyday activities. Rehabilitation services...

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Prevent Falls and Fractures

Prevent Falls and Fractures

By National Institute on Aging A simple thing can change your life—like tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor. If you fall, you could break a bone, like thousands of older men and women do each year. For older people, a break can be the start of more serious problems, such as […]

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The Importance of Estate Planning

The Importance of Estate Planning

No one likes thinking about death, but sooner or later, we all need to make plans for the inevitable. Some people assume that their possessions will automatically transfer to their spouse or other family members if they die. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Estate planning offers some con...

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How to Effectively Share Caregiving Duties with Siblings

How to Effectively Share Caregiving Duties with Siblings

By Mary Campbell Anyone who has ever battled with a sibling about sharing toys, clothes, or living space knows that brothers and sisters can really mix it up. When adding the additional stress of caregiving for elderly parents or other relatives to sibling relationships, tensions can sometimes boil ...

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Using an LLC for Estate Planning

Using an LLC for Estate Planning

By Michelle Ullman, Investopedia Somewhere between a corporation and a partnership lies the limited liability company (LLC). This hybrid legal entity is beneficial for small-business owners and is also a powerful tool for estate planning. If you want to transfer assets to your children, grandchildre...

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