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Medical Power of Attorney

Your Medical Directives

As part of an estate plan, an important legal document is called a medical power of attorney. The purpose of a medical directive, or power of attorney (POA), is to provide specific instructions to...

Power of Attorney

Your Legal Designations

A power of attorney is a legal document that is often part of an estate plan, though it doesn’t have to be.  The purpose is to give a family member, financial institution, or some other...

Formal Wills & Trusts

Important Estate Planning

Elvis died without a will, and so did Prince. Aretha Franklin left no formal will or trust, and now her heirs are fighting over some handwritten documents that may or not meet the legal standards...

Thinking About Religion

Our Spirituality

As part of our gracefully greying community, a goal is to seek out and communicate with leaders of various religions to exchange ideas about customs, traditions, daily practices and views on many...

The Over Medication Issue

Ask the Right Questions

There seems to be a strong belief that there is a pill for every purpose - look at our television commercials.  Pharmaceutical companies spend billions on marketing, and a large percentage of...

Is CBD Right For You?

A Natural Alternative

A lot of these medications have undesirable side effects, and some may even lead to dependence. So, it is no surprise that today’s well-informed seniors are looking for natural alternatives...

You Love to Travel!

Virtual Travel - Right Now

We live on a fascinating planet. If you are lucky enough to be healthy and are semi-retired or retired, you may have spent a considerable amount of your leisure time traveling. The title, You Love...

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Caring for a loved one once they can no longer fulfill all their needs alone is one of the most difficult jobs for any child or grandchild. Not only do you have to create a space in your life for your new role as a...
WATCH: Falls and Their Impact... WATCH: Falls and Their Impact...

WATCH: Falls and Their Impact...

Geoffrey Hoffman, PhD, MPH and Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing discusses his expertise in older adults, the prevalence of and outcomes associated with fall injuries, formal and...
Rose's Quarantine Rose's Quarantine

Rose's Quarantine

We asked Rose Cooper, a resident of a Senior Living Community in Michigan, to share her two week quarantine experience after visiting family in Chicago.   

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