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This is the blog for StuffSeniorsNeed.com, where I will post on the important news of the day affecting senior citizens.

Caregiver Stress Busters For Relief

Caregiving is a big job that can take a physical as well as an emotional toll on the health of the caregiver, which is why coming up with a list caregiver stress busters to deal with the burnout that caregivers face is such an important task. To that end, below I have a series of […]

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How To Help As A Caregiver When Help Is Refused

In addition to loving their independence, seniors run the gamut of emotions including: Pride, vanity, ego, shame and fear, just like everyone else. Because of this, your greatest challenge may turn out to be convincing your loved one they need help in the first place.  This is primarily ‘fear-based’ thinking that they are going to […]

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Pharmacy Discount Card For Free

A pharmacy discount card have been in the news as of late…and I personally feel that most of that has to do with the fact that there is a lot of confusion as to how they actually work and who can benefit from them. So to clear up the confusion, and to show you the […]

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Long Distance Caregiving

While care giving is difficult, long distance caregiving may be even more stressful. This stress comes from the constant worrying about your loved one when you are not able to immediately be there to assist them if there is a problem. So to that end I am going to give you several tips and ideas […]

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Reverse Mortgage Pros and Cons To Be Aware Of

Being that it is a major decision, understanding the reverse mortgage pros and cons is crucial for you in order to make a determination as to whether or not a reverse mortgage is right for you. And while this is not an all-encompassing list, I wanted to put together the most popular reverse mortgage pros […]

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Reverse Mortgage Pitfalls and Disadvantages

When it comes to reverse mortgages there are reverse mortgage pitfalls that you must be aware of. If not, you are risking losing a sizable amount of money in the transaction if it is not done properly…for your benefit…as opposed to the benefit of the mortgage company. This is one of the problems with a reverse mortgage. […]

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Reverse Mortgage Payout Options For Seniors

Knowing what your options are when it comes to reverse mortgage payout options will allow you to an informed decision about your finances at a time when many people are worried about their finances There are five payout options available to you, and I will detail them below… Reverse Mortgage Payout Options Lump Sum The […]

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Reverse mortgage myths and misconceptions

While there can be some legitimate reasons to wonder whether a reverse mortgage is good for you there are also a good deal of reverse mortgage myths and misconceptions out there that aren’t true. For that reason, I am going to analyze all of the reverse mortgage myths and misconceptions and let you know which […]

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Reverse Mortgage Counseling For Seniors

In my opinion, reverse mortgage counseling is the most important part of the reverse mortgage process…and for good reason. These days more than ever, seniors are taking reverse mortgages at younger and younger ages to access the equity in the homes due to the weak economy.  The problem is, however, that reverse mortgages may not […]

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How Do Reverse Mortgages Work

If you are seeking to understand “How do reverse mortgages work?” you are probably contemplating one right now. So to give you all of the information you need, I am going to walk you slowly through the process, giving you links on this website to other pertinent information as well as all the necessary information so […]

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