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Thursday, October 17, 2019

The safety of the person with Alzheimer’s disease

By Micha Shalev   Caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer's can be rewarding - and stressful. Home safety is important for everyone - but...

I love my home. I love my independence. I love my reverse mortgage.

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Managing Director “I love my home.  I’m getting older.  I want to be financially independent and prepared. ...

Planning for retirement – Traditional IRA versus Roth IRA

By Joseph McManus, RICP®, Financial Planner, Prudential Advisors There are many vehicles used for retirement planning. One of the most common is the traditional IRA (individual...

Bravery

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colony Retirement Homes "Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning; but give me the man...

Reverse mortgages – get the facts

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Managing Director Leery of reverse mortgage infomercials and junk mail that just promote the benefits of reverse...

Sleep problems in individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease

By Micha Shalev Persons with Alzheimer's disease often appear to sleep less or sometimes, more. Sleep problems may be caused by pain, medication, lack of...

How to avoid three common myths standing in the way of retirement security

By Joseph McManus, RICP®, Financial Planner, Prudential Advisors Today, most of us expect to live longer, healthier and more active lives. How are you going...

Creative engagement

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colony Retirement Homes   “There are two ways of spreading light – to be the candle or the mirror that...

Become a volunteer advocate for AARP Massachusetts

  By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts   Attend one of our caregiving and retirement security events AARP Massachusetts is working to ensure you have the health...

The annual physical and financial housing check-ups

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Managing Director The doctor visit Universal advice is to have a physical exam. This gives you the opportunity...