Senior Choices

SAVVY SENIOR – Deciphering senior housing options

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you decipher the different types of housing options available to seniors, and recommend some good resources for locating them? I need to find a place for my elderly mother and could use some help. Overwhelmed Daughter Dear Overwhelmed, There’s a wide array of housing options available to seniors, but what’s appropriate …

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SAVVY SENIOR – Social security calculators that can help you decide when to claim

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good resources that can help my wife and me determine the best claiming ages for maximizing our Social Security retirement benefits?  Just Turned 62 Dear 62, Deciding when to start collecting your Social Security benefits is one of the most complicated and consequential decisions in retirement. The difference …

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Colorado’s Susie Finley 2021 Enterprising Women of the Year Award winner

Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes World’s Top Women Entrepreneurs Susie Finley, founder and principal of Ascent Living Communities (ALC), a Colorado-based senior living operator and developer, has been recognized as a 2021 Enterprising Women of the Year Award winner by Enterprising Women Magazine.  The annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs is widely considered one …

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SAVVY SENIOR – How to help your overmedicated parent

Dear Savvy Senior,  My 75-year-old mother is currently taking 16 different prescription and OTC medications and I’m worried she’s taking way too many drugs. Can you suggest any resources that can help us? Worried Daughter Dear Worried, Unfortunately, millions of older Americans are taking way too many medications today, which raises their risk of dangerous …

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