Planning for retirement can bring many emotions - excitement, confusion, and even fear of the unknown. Having confidence in your financial well-being is one of the best ways to establish a joyful … [Read more...] about Financial Planning As You Retire
The holidays! A time for family, friends, and special memories – or at least, that’s what we hope for. Sometimes the holiday season is stressful, lonely, and difficult, and we may even find ourselves … [Read more...] about How to Stay Stress Free This Holiday Season
There are so many ways to utilize technology to ensure we stay close and connected to loved ones who are away. Video Chats and Zoom events have become rituals for families with time zone … [Read more...] about Staying Connected with Family Near and Far
Summer! The season that makes us forget the cold of the previous months. The season that brings sports, graduations, outdoor activities, gardens, the Minnesota State Fair, and all sorts of fun in the … [Read more...] about How to Stay Safe and Beat the Heat This Summer
Caring for aging parents can be stressful and overwhelming. Focusing on what you can control and where you can receive support in this situation can help lead to a better outcome. When supporting an … [Read more...] about Helping a Parent with Medicare Coverage
In today’s day and age, one might find it easy to feel disconnected with the world. With that disconnection some may feel that their senses are dulled, or that their memory retention and focus have … [Read more...] about 7 Ways Seniors Can Stay Sharp: Improve Mental Well-Being, Memory and Focus
Did you know that within the first 12 months of getting part B of Medicare, you get a free “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit with your primary care provider? You do! Each year thereafter, … [Read more...] about Don’t Forget to Schedule Your Annual Wellness Visit
Eating a healthy diet can be tough at any age, but it’s often especially difficult for seniors. There are many reasons for this. Appetites fluctuate, nutritional needs change, and chronic disease or … [Read more...] about Nutrition Tips for Older Adults
Winter is a time for getting cozy indoors, catching up on books and movies, and spending time with loved ones. However, the cold, snow and ice make winter more difficult for all Minnesotans. This is … [Read more...] about How Seniors Can Stay Safe This Winter
When a loved one passes away, there are a lot of tasks to complete. And that’s in addition to dealing with the grief and loss you’re experiencing. One common question among surviving family members is … [Read more...] about What Happens to Debt After Death?
This year, in-person social gatherings aren’t possible in the interest of health and safety. Thankfully, technology can keep us connected. Keeping in touch can reduce feelings of isolation thereby … [Read more...] about Virtual Family Activities to Stay Connected While Apart
Did you know that many Medicare plans cover gym or fitness memberships at no additional charge? Staying in shape often remains a priority as one grows in age. Does My Medicare Plan Cover a Fitness … [Read more...] about Does My Medicare Plan Cover a Fitness Membership?
Now that the kids have moved out and your free time doesn’t revolve around chauffeuring them to dance lessons, sports and school activities, you now have more time to take up some new hobbies. These … [Read more...] about Hobbies for Empty Nest Couples