Growing number of elderly struggle to get mortgages
Older people in the US are increasingly taking more mortgage debt into retirement than ever before, but applying for a new mortgage can prove troublesome for seniors. This is also the case in the United Kingdom, where new rules that were introduced earlier in the year have meant a greater struggle to gain finance for home buying in later life.
How technology is making seniors safer
Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple are the well-known technology titans changing the world. They have delivered self-driving cars, drone deliveries, and computer watches to the masses. But can the kings of the Internet Age defeat Father Time? Don’t bet on it.
Until Google invents a cure to aging, smart home technology is filling the void. The new range of emerging home technologies will change your life.
Is it time to fire your financial advisor?
Do your new year’s resolutions include getting your financial plan in order? Look not only at where your money is going, but who is helping you decide how it gets there. If your new year means you need a new approach, look at finding a new advisor. Here are some reasons to consider making a change.
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Seniors and pets: A doggone good idea, or a hairy mess?
Obviously, there are a variety of benefits animals have when placed with an elderly care taker. They don’t have to worry about finding a safe and warm place to sleep at night, there is always plenty of food around, and constant companionship makes them feel loved and secure. It just so happens that there are also many benefits that seniors can take advantage of when paired with an animal companion. Here are just a few:
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Amazing Nursing Home Residents Dress Up as Movie Stars
A retirement group in Essen, Germany has redefined the image of seniors in a 2014 calendar showing residents can be stars when outfitted in silver screen get-ups.