Gray Divorce: 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Ten Common Divorce Mistakes to Avoid The financial fall-out of divorcing after 50 can pull the plug on your retirement dreams: legal fees, therapist bills and single-handedly shouldering bills you once shared can drain your savings. With a gray divorce, avoid these 10 mistakes and protect your financial future: Failing to create an inventory ofContinue reading “Gray Divorce: 10 Mistakes to Avoid”

Gray Divorce: Double-Standards

Growing old isn’t easy, and here’s more proof. Except for people over 50, divorce rates in the United States are declining. Twenty years ago, only one out of every ten divorced spouses was 50 or older; today, one out of every four is. According to Jay Lebow, a Northwestern University’s Family Institute psychologist, “If late-lifeContinue reading “Gray Divorce: Double-Standards”

Where to Turn to For Help

What if an older adult’s children or other family members have no idea where to turn for help when their elder loved one is suddenly in need? Language Matters: Senior Concierge Services For older adults, a steadfast desire to maintain independence as long as possible is completely understandable; we all want autonomy over our lives.Continue reading “Where to Turn to For Help”

Reducing Anxiety and Stress

Whether leaving due to a fire, flood, vacation, or medical emergency, knowing that you have their essentials ready to go can make a huge difference. Older adults have more to worry about than younger households because the threat of an unexpected serious illness making it necessary to vacate with short notice is dramatically higher. InContinue reading “Reducing Anxiety and Stress”