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It’s time to get out!

It’s great to be to home after spending time with my brother, helping him make changes to his home. Of course, my wife, Q, was happy to see me, but my dogs were even happier! Check out the video message for this week on Facebook. The bottom line, walking for even a few minutes daily […]

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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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