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App-solutely Easy: Visionary Elder Tech

App-solutely Easy: Visionary Elder Tech

Amara Rose August 4, 2015 0

New Technology Making Senior’s Lives Easier As we explored last year in Caring for the Caregivers, technology can make aging easier on both sides of the care equation. Here are some exciting new ways

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I Knew You Looked Familiar

I Knew You Looked Familiar

Amara Rose July 28, 2015 4

Brightening, Boosting, Reimplanting Our Brains Alzheimer’s disease is costly, both in terms of what we lose to the illness, and in terms of treatment. The sixth leading cause of death, by 2050 the number

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Live Long & Prosper: Part 2

Live Long & Prosper: Part 2

Amara Rose July 21, 2015 2

A Good Life Until the Very End Old age is not a disease, though modern medicine has been treating it as one, argues Harvard Medical school professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his compelling

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Live Long & Prosper: Part 1

Live Long & Prosper: Part 1

Amara Rose July 14, 2015 4

How Will We Fill The Bonus Years? “I’m grateful for every age I’m blessed to become.”  ~ Oprah Winfrey, from What I Know For Sure As we’ve discussed previously, while dying is feared in

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Scam Alert: How to Keep Seniors Safer

Scam Alert: How to Keep Seniors Safer

Amara Rose July 7, 2015 8

Not long after filing his 2014 tax return, my father received a strange, somewhat sinister message on his answering machine: the IRS was going to sue him for back taxes! At 90, my dad

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The Future of Aging Well

The Future of Aging Well

Amara Rose June 22, 2015 0

There is the matter of how societal expectations affect where older adults live, which makes the changing senior living landscape a bright field for the reverse mortgage industry. As we're exploring, the desire to

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On the Move — or Not

On the Move — or Not

Amara Rose June 16, 2015 5

In 2015, retirees are fully embracing the old fast food commercial to "Have it your way" when it comes to how and where they're choosing to retire. Many still opt to stay put, and

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Listening — and Speaking — with the Ear of the Heart

Listening — and Speaking — with the Ear of the Heart

Amara Rose June 9, 2015 1

Ever notice that the word "heart" contains both "ear" and "hear"? In order to really hear what your reverse mortgage clients and prospects are telling you, it's essential to listen with the ear of

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