Archive for April, 2018

Collection sites nation-wide will be accepting unwanted medications on Saturday, April 28
 
Clean out your cupboards — it’s time for another National Drug Take Back Day!
Does the back of your medicine cabinet look like a Rx graveyard? From expired allergy pills to unused post-op pain medicine, nearly every house is bound to have one or two unneeded medications laying around. However, stockpiling these expired, unwanted or unused prescriptions can be very dangerous.

To prevent medication-related injuries or incidents, the National Drug Enforcement Administration …

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7 Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Blow Your Budget in Retirement

By Cheryl Proska
April 20th, 2018 For Members Comments Off on 7 Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Blow Your Budget in Retirement

Creating a budget before you retire, constantly reevaluating your budget after you retire and sticking to your budget are critical to making sure your nest egg lasts throughout your golden years.

If you haven’t created a budget or overall financial plan for retirement yet, here’s a road map you can use.

But once you have a budget set, it pays to continually work on developing discipline and financial savvy to stick to it.

To help you avoid common financial pitfalls in retirement and adhere to your budget, here are seven tips all pre-retirees and retirees should con…

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This blog is part of a series called ‘Preparing Your Home for Aging in Place.’ According to AARP, 87% of adults age 65+ want to continuing living in their current home as they age. To help ensure your home is ready to age with you, Friends Life Care presents ‘Preparing Your Home for Aging in Place’ – a blog series that explores how to make your home safer, smarter and better, one room at a time. Click here to read Part 1: The Entrance.
Living independently in your own home for as long as you can is important to many aging Americans.
But not all homes are suitable for indi…

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