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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Senior Issues Site! These are the top ten articles that your Senior Issues Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Living Debt Free
Where do you stand in the whole retirement scheme? Are you already retired, close to retirement, or is retirement a distant glow on a faraway horizon? Living debt-free is a critical step for anyone contemplating retirement or currently retired.
2. Logic vs. Illogic
Do you consider yourself a level-headed individual? I think most of us do. However, if you are dealing with dementia, you may become frustrated thinking logically with an illogical person. Read my tips for keeping your sanity through this trying time.
3. Long Distance Grandparenting
Living away from your grandchildren doesn't have to be a painful experience. Grandparents can have a truly close and loving long disance relationship with their grandchildren. This article explores fun and easy ways to develop a special relationship with grandchildren that don't live nearby.
4. Preparing for the Last Move
When is the right time to move to a nursing home? Seniors move to nursing homes for various reasons. Failing health is not the only reason. In my mother's case, safety was the biggest concern.
5. Pets for Seniors
Are pets a good idea for a senior? If you are a senior, or if you care for a parent who is a senior, here are a few points to consider regarding pet ownership.
6. Falling Into The Vortex of Medicaid
How much do you know about Medicaid? If you anticipate you will become a Medicaid recipient in the future, you must educate yourself on the system and how it works in your state.
7. Eye Health
Let's talk about your eyes for a minute. Is your eyesight deteriorating? Is aging affecting your eyesight? Learn about the prevelant diseases of the eye affecting seniors and tips for slowing their progress.
8. Respect Your Elders
Do you respect your elders? Is respect for the elderly a dying phenomenon? How can we leave a legacy of respect for generations to come?
9. Needs vs. Wants
Wouldn't it be great if you could buy anything your heart desired? The reality is we all have to budget our money and weigh our wants against our needs. Seniors on a limited income often find this balancing act difficult.
10. Anger Management 101
What do you do with your anger feelings? Do you lash out at others? Do you stuff the anger and keep it all to yourself? Do you let your pent-up anger turn to depression? Learn some constructive ways for handling your anger in this article on anger management.
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