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Retiring Right: Where, How, and With Whom

Retiring Right: Where, How, and With Whom

Amara Rose October 16, 2017 3

For some people, retirement is like falling off a cliff. Is retirement going to the dogs?

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What’s Your Kindness Quotient?

What’s Your Kindness Quotient?

Amara Rose October 10, 2017 4

Can "kind" become the new "cool", especially with seniors?

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Elder Orphans: Ending the Isolation

Elder Orphans: Ending the Isolation

Amara Rose October 3, 2017 0

We call children “orphans” if they lose their parents, but don’t tend to associate this description with people at the other end of the life spectrum. And while foster care exists to help the

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Staying Smart About Senior “Savings”

Staying Smart About Senior “Savings”

Amara Rose September 26, 2017 2

Are smooth sales pitches depleting senior wallets?

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Transportation or Transposition?

Transportation or Transposition?

Amara Rose September 19, 2017 2

One gets you a ride, the other doesn’t Does our brain scramble signals as we age? Consider this story: I have a toll-free business line (an 800 number). For several years, I’ve periodically retrieved

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Red Pill or Blue Pill?  Sense-ible Medication Keeps Seniors Safer

Red Pill or Blue Pill? Sense-ible Medication Keeps Seniors Safer

Amara Rose September 13, 2017 0

The dictum, “You are what you eat,” just leapt to the next level. Yes, it’s important to eat right, especially as we age, and to take appropriate, doctor-prescribed medications on schedule. Smartphone apps such

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The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It

Amara Rose September 6, 2017 5

We’ve covered seniors and hearing loss, including the incredible regenerative benefits of music for brain health. There are even technologies that help senior living communities keep residents engaged with hearing assistance that adjusts individual

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BREAKING: HUD Cuts PLF Factors, % Rate Floor & Increases Upfront FHA Insurance Premiums

BREAKING: HUD Cuts PLF Factors, % Rate Floor & Increases Upfront FHA Insurance Premiums

Shannon Hicks August 30, 2017 12

Without any prior warning or industry comment, HUD formally announced an increase of upfront insurance premiums for all borrowers, regardless of initial distributions, to 2% upfront, and .5% for ongoing mortgage insurance premiums. The

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