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Don’t Let Pride Get In Your Way, Get Your Hearing Tested!

Let’s get down to it:  untreated hearing loss and untreated vision loss will cause a person to be less engaged, less connected, less alive, less content.  One of our frequent themes here at the Big 65: If you are not growing, you are dying! A few years ago, after much nagging from my family, I […]

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Opt Out of Credit Card Offers … for 5 Years or Forever!

Who isn’t annoyed by overabundance of junk mail? If you’ve checked your mail this week, chances are pretty good you’ve received a credit card offer, or two or three or more! If a consumer is carrying credit card debt, sometimes enrolling in a new credit card and transferring the balance to a 0% interest offer […]

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Stop The Robo Calls!

Can you imagine a life without annoying robo calls? Wouldn’t that be amazing, if we only received calls from people with whom we wanted speak? Of course if you are a Millennial, your answer is, “I don’t use the phone for talking 😊. But for the rest us, robo calls are a pain in the […]

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How much am I going to get and when should I begin?

One of the most common questions I am asked as people approach Social Security age is, “How much am I going to get and when should I begin?” Naturally, my answer is always the same… it depends. I am not a Financial Planner, and I don’t play one on TV 😊. For specific information, talk […]

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Does Your Mind Wander?

Ok, ok, for somebody who claims we shouldn’t spend our time chasing happiness, I spend quite a bit of time learning about happiness.  As a Certified Senior Advisor, I have a mission:  help people with their Medicare Coverage and give them information that can improve the quality of their lives. This article, A Wandering Mind is […]

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Should you take your blood pressure pills at night?

Should you take your blood pressure pills at night? I’m not a doctor, I don’t even play one on TV, but as an insurance broker focused on Medicare and Long-Term Care Coverage for my clients, blood pressure meds are among the most common medications I see prescribed.  They’ve been around forever; they seem to be […]

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Don’t Be a Zombie!

Most of us try to live well.  We know that small changes to habits, social connections,  eating patterns and exercise regimens can, over the long term, yield a happier, more meaningful life. In my practice as a Certified Senior Advisor, I’ve had the privilege of speaking with thousands and thousands of people on “the other […]

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