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Loneliness and It’s Toll On Positive Aging

By Susan Williams I don’t know of anyone who wants to be lonely. But sadly, many people are. Research from the AARP discovered that approximately 1 in 3 adults aged 45 and over are lonely.  And in the UK, the issue of loneliness has become so concerning that they even...

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Are We Headed For A Workforce Crisis In Elder Care?

By Susan Williams Over the last few weeks I’ve noticed quite a few articles in the media concerning elder care and some of the potential challenges we may face. For example, one was posted in the Guardian that shared that many males would never consider a career in caring for...

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Assessing Your Quality of Life When Aging – The CASP-19 Assessment

By Susan Williams Quality of life. We hear the term tossed around all the time but what does it actually mean? And what does it actually mean to the concept of aging? This past summer I completed an online course entitled Strategies for Successful Aging offered through Trinity College...

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Make Sure You Have A Will – If Not For You, For Your Family

Benjamin Franklin once said “In this world nothing can said to be certain, except death and taxes.” So, given the certainty of these two situations you would think that putting a will in place would be a natural practice for everyone. Unfortunately, this is not the case.

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The Retirement Discussion Dilemma

By Susan Williams You are thinking about retirement and would like to transition into it. Maybe working part time to start would be great. Or even just having some more flexibility in your hours would be a bonus. Your employer realizes that you’re getting close to retirement and would...

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