It’s Never too Late to Put a Plan in Place for Your Parents

It’s Never too Late to Put a Plan in Place for Your Parents By Leah Lancione Nobody likes talking about it, but if you are a baby boomer whose parents are still living, there’s no time like the present to set up a plan to ensure their quality of life is maintained to the very […]

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Recording a Life

Recording A Life For the Not-so-Computer Savvy By Penelope Folsom You’ve lived all these years. You’ve had all those wonderful and maybe not so wonderful experiences. You’ve tried to share your history and your stories, but they don’t seem that interested – yet. In the 1950s I had the opportunity to visit my grandparents in […]

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What Does Mary Say?

WHAT DOES MARY SAY? Dear Mary, My cousin takes care of her mother who has dementia. She has several siblings in the area, but none of them help her and they are always telling her that her mother is OK and that she’s making a big deal out of nothing. My aunt still drives and […]

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Why Do You Need Long-Term Care Insurance?

Chart Your Course:  A Legal Navigation Guide Why Do You Need Long-Term Care Insurance? This column presents general information regarding estate and disability planning and probate. It is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship or constitute legal advice to readers. Individuals with legal concerns should consult with an attorney for advice regarding their specific […]

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But I Failed High School French!

BUT I FAILED HIGH SCHOOL FRENCH! Learn That Foreign Language Again the Easy Way By Louise Whiteside Did you dread hearing the bell ring, indicating it was time for 11th grade French class? And did you sit there, hoping and praying that the teacher wouldn’t call on you to conjugate a verb? Or, worse yet, […]

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Mature Entrepreneurs – It’s Your Time

Mature Entrepreneurs—It’s Your Time! By Doug Hickok Did you know that baby boomers between ages 55 and 64 are the fastest growing age group of new entrepreneurs in the United States? And, that more than half of all owners of small businesses are over 50? As the economy strengthens, eight out of 10 new entrepreneurs […]

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Working Your Way Out to Sea

Working Your Way Out to Sea By Kathryn Marchi In the past, one of the most frustrating things about being a “senior” citizen was the fact that we have so much experience and knowledge and no one wants to hear it! In today’s world, however, the number of seniors has risen to the point that […]

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The Fun and the Fizzle of Owning and Running a Bed and Breakfast

The Fun and the Fizzle Of Owning and Running a Bed and Breakfast By Tricia Herban For almost seven years, my husband and I shared our home in the heart of historic Annapolis with paying guests. This was a retirement career for which we had no prior formal training except a love of cooking, a […]

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Top Ten Reasons to Celebrate Reaching the Age of Grand Maturity

TOP TEN REASONS TO CELEBRATE REACHING THE AGE OF GRAND MATURITY 1.You actually have a few hours that you can call your own, which allows you to pursue whatever leisure activities you choose, be it reading the newspaper through half the morning or taking the time to finish either writing or reading that book you’ve […]

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Where to Next?

Where to Next??     By Penelope Folsom Recently my good friend Joan moved into a retirement community. Asked why she had made that choice, she said she and her husband carefully considered all the different options and for them, it was the right thing. Both she and Dick, her husband of more than 50 […]

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ROMEOS & JULIETS

 ROMEOS & JULIETS By Maureen Smith Have you always thought of yourself as a Romeo? Now that you are retired and looking for any and every chance to get out of the house, why not form a Romeo Club? There are hundreds of these fun groups across the country. And how did they come up with […]

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Is A Continuing Care Retirement Community for Me?

Is A Continuing Care Retirement Community for Me? By Peggy Kiefer             We all know that aging is inevitable and that the time may come when we will need to consider moving out of our homes and into a retirement community of some kind. The first question might be: What kind of retirement community am […]

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Strategies for Improving Your Memory

Strategies for Improving Your Memory By Leah Lancione  “It’s normal to forget things from time to time, and it’s normal to become somewhat more forgetful as you age,” so says the Harvard Health Publications website of the Harvard Medical School. The question is whether your memory loss is within the scope of normal now that […]

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A System Check Up for Boomers and Beyond

A System Check Up for Boomers and Beyond By Victoria Duncan Has your computer ever gone wonky on you? Maybe pages aren’t displayed correctly, websites are loading too slowly or you have files that have disappeared. Maybe something just seems off, but you haven’t been able to put your finger on it. Glancing through the […]

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Dear Vicki

Dear Vicki Tightening our belts My husband and I both took early retirement. Perhaps we retired too early because we now need to tighten our financial belts. Our investments haven’t done as well as we hoped and our house is not worth the amount we anticipated. I feel stressed about our change in circumstances and […]

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Long Term Care Planning

Chart Your Course:  A Guide Long-Term Care Planning  This column presents general information regarding estate and disability planning and probate. It is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship or constitute legal advice to readers. Individuals with legal concerns should consult with an attorney for advice regarding their specific circumstance.  By Jessica L. Estes With […]

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The Difference Between a Will and a Trust

Chart Your Course:  A Legal Navigation Guide The Differences between a Will and a Trust This column presents general information regarding estate and disability planning and probate. It is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship or constitute legal advice to readers. Individuals with legal concerns should consult with an attorney for advice regarding their […]

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What Does Mary Say?

What Does Mary Say? Dear Mary, My dad was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He is willing to sell his house and move in with my husband and me, but I don’t know what to do or where to go for help when we need it. Dear Reader, You are fortunate to live in Anne […]

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Prolific Writer Cecil Murphey Offers Lessons on Aging

Prolific Writer Cecil Murphey Offers Lessons on Aging By Leah Lancione Aging is a touchy subject to approach. Although we’re all aging as soon as we’re born, the reality of it is more difficult to face when it’s physically or mentally evident. Many twenty-somethings throw caution to the wind as far as their health is […]

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Gift Books on Retirement

GIFT TITLES   Here are four of our favorite books to give those who are thinking about retirement, soon to be retired or already retired:     The Joy of Retirement, Finding Happiness, Freedom, and the Life You’ve Always Wanted By David C. Borchard with Patricia A. Donohoe AMACOM, New York (2008) The title says […]

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