Having a plan in place for the future you want is definitely something important to do.  If you have chosen Friends Life Care membership, then you have already taken this important step.  If you are are still thinking about how to make your dreams for retirement a reality, then click on the arrow to watch this short video and learn more.
Why?  Because nearly seventy percent of adults over sixty-five require some form of long-term care.
The costs are astronomical. Not to mention the emotional drain caring for a loved one causes family members. That’s why Friends Life Ca…

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Is your home accessible enough to support you through your aging process?
Home accessibility is a recent trend that is gaining popularity among those looking to purchase or remodel a home. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) surveyed residential architects and found two-thirds of respondents said in-home accessibility features, like wider hallways, fewer steps, ramps, etc., are the most popular new trend with their customers. While it’s a new concept to many, Friends Life Care has been chartering this territory for its members for quite some time.

The concept o…

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Meet Friends Life Care members, Mary Ann and Richard Morse.  They have shared their creative and adventurous life story with us so we can share it with you!  From successful careers, around the world travel and love of live theater to music, photography, volunteering and family — they certainly are living the VigR philosophy of vitality, independence, growth and resilience every day.

View their story by clicking here:

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Aging in Place in Center City, Philadelphia
A confession

I have a confession to make; I miss my closets. I recently moved from a large single home in the suburbs to a small two- bedroom apartment in Center City. Except for my closets there is little I miss from the suburbs.  The advantages at this stage in my life, living in a city far outweigh suburban living. I now get my groceries, dry cleaning and medications from my pharmacy delivered right to my doorstep.  On numerous occasions, I have commented that I do not have to leave my apartment if I don’t want to- e…

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Becoming a caregiver of a loved one stirs up many varied emotions.  It doesn’t matter if you become a caregiver gradually or suddenly, or if you are a caregiver by choice or default. Caregiving can be tough both emotionally and physically.
Facts about the impact of family caregiving
In a recent interview with LovetoKnow Seniors, Suzanne Geffen Mintz, president and co-founder of the National Family Caregivers Association, provided some facts about the impact of family caregiving which may surprise you:

There are over 50 million family caregivers in the United State…

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