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Tips to Avoid Foreclosure

When we fail to make our mortgage payments, foreclosure may occur. Foreclosure is the legal means that a lender can use to repossess, or take over, a home. When this happens, we must move out of our home. If our property is worth less than the total amount we owe to the bank, a deficiency judgment, which is a ruling made by a court against a borrower who does not have enough funds to pay back their loan, could be pursued against us. If that happens, we not only lose our home, but we also then owe our lender additional fees. Both foreclosures and deficiency judgments could seriously affect our ability to qualify for credit in the future.

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By Antoinette Smith | 04/15/2020

Practicing Mindfulness as an Older Adult

There’s no question that caring for our physical health is one of our most important concerns as we age. But maintaining physical wellness comes with concerns and sources of stress that can leave us feeling worse for wear. Whether it’s a disheartening doctor’s appointment or worries about flu season, our stress can start to impact our overall wellness, and the strain on our mental health can put strain on our physical health. But how can we cope with stress, when it feels like such an inescapable part of daily life?

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By Julie Hayes | 04/15/2020

Primetica, B., Scharf, L. (2019, November 12). Where to Turn When Your Adult Child Has Developmental Disabilities. Retrieved from https://www.guideposts.org/caregiving/family-caregiving/advice-for-caregivers/where-to-turn-when-your-adult-child-has-developmental-disabilities

Sunday Self Care with David Bass

Dr. David Bass, Senior Vice President, Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Center for Research and Education at Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, discusses resources for older adults and caregivers with Rabbi Brown of Temple Israel Akron.

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By David Bass | 03/31/2020

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Foreclosure Prevention Plans: Why Every Homeowner Should Have One

Preventing avoidable foreclosures helps keep families in their homes, preserves communities and prevents avoidable loss of housing. Creating a foreclosure prevention plan with the help of a HUD-approved housing counselor can provide assistance to struggling homeowners, with the goal of helping them keep their homes whenever possible.  

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By Antoinette Smith | 03/19/2020