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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

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

Tax Tips for Older Adults for the 2019 Tax Season: Understanding Qualified Medical Expenses

While most people agree that it’s hard to look forward to the paperwork and headache of tax season, for older adults managing medical bills, taking advantage of tax deductibles can be financially beneficial. According to a National Bureau of Economic Research study, Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and other government programs on average will cover about 80 percent of an older adult’s healthcare costs; however, this leaves 20 percent of costs financed out-of-pocket, and for older adults who are from low income households, retired or on a budget, this can take a huge bite out of their savings.

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By Julie Hayes | 03/19/2020