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Critter Corner: It’s World Alzheimer’s Month — Optimistic Findings from 2023

Dear Kiwi and Mango, I read that September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Is there any good news that can help me to be more optimistic about preventing dementia or a cure being on the horizon? Thanks so much! Opta … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: How to Get Alerts When Your Personal Information Appears Online

Dear Hayek, Recently, I’ve read several news stories about an uptick in identity theft and other scams where scammers can get your personal information online and use it against you in trying to perpetrate a scam. Is there any … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Getting Started with Downsizing and Decluttering

Dear Angel, My sister recently retired and upsized to buy her dream home. She’s thrilled to have the space she felt her home lacked before and was glad not to have to get rid of too much stuff. (She has many collections she … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: August Is National Make-A-Will Month!

Dear Raider, I read somewhere that August is National Make-A-Will Month. My wife and I are thinking about doing our estate planning soon but feel like we should be more prepared prior to getting started. What do you suggest I … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: How Does Estate Planning Help Families Avoid Feuds? 

Dear Kiwi and Mango,  I heard somewhere that not having estate planning in place can make family feuds more likely. Can you explain why? I need to convince my family to come in and get our estate planning done. Thanks so much … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: How Do Seniors Use Devices to Age-in-Place?

Dear Angel, My father wants to age-in-place for as long as possible. He’s not sold on the idea of using assistive technologies, and frankly doesn’t know much about them. I am trying to get him to open up to the idea, for his … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Lifestyle Tweaks that Could Lengthen your Life 23+ Years!

Dear Hayek, I heard somewhere that there are things you can do to increase your lifespan dramatically. What are some of those lifestyle tweaks? Thanks for your help! Liv Longur --- Dear Liv, You’re correct. … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: How Can You Tell if a Loved One is a Victim of Financial Exploitation?

Dear Raider, My aunt has been acting differently lately, and I think she could be a victim of financial exploitation. Once a social butterfly, she’s been isolating herself from family and friends. I stopped by while she was at … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: What Is Brain Fog and What Causes It?

Dear Kiwi and Mango, I’m often in the middle of something, and I forget what I am doing, or I’m talking to someone and forget what I wanted to tell them. What causes my brain to be so “foggy” sometimes, and is there anything I … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: How to Deal with Common Scenarios with Aging Parents

Dear Angel, My parents are getting older and have become more difficult to deal with. It’s even hard to have a conversation with them sometimes, because they are stubborn and unwilling to listen to what I have to say. What are … [Read more...]

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