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Transition Assets: The Boomers Arriving At 70

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Aging Parents, Boomers

Beginning in 2016, the boomers will be landing on the shore of seventy something. While turning 70 is still officially classified as “young-old,” there is little doubt this milestone marks a quantum shift in the boomer lifecycle. It also presents an opportunity to reassess transition assets, a tactical prelude to recalibrating goals and expectations for the final phase of life.

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Rethinking Solo Caregiving For A Spouse

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Aging Parents, Caregiver

Solo caregiving for a spouse takes a toll on both parties. What starts out as act of compassion and loyalty can deteriorate into a role that exceeds the best efforts of one person. Unfortunately, the stress of day to day caregiving distorts a spouse’s perception about how far out of control the situation has drifted. Reframing the situation from a new vantage point can help with reassessing the complexity, burden, and support options. This is why we created the Spousal Care Mind Map.

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