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Greenwald Gerke

Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Dear Adult Children: It’s Time to Talk Frankly with Your Parents

Do you remember when your parents sat you down and had that “that talk” with you: about the birds and bees? If you are the adult child of elderly parents, it now may be time to have a different, but no less important, kind of “talk” with them: a conversation about rethinking home; about dollars and sense.

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

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Home, Sweet “Retirement-Friendly” Home

Is your current home retirement-friendly? What does retirement-friendly even mean?

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Thursday, March 10, 2022

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But Who Cares for the Caregiver?

According to to a 2020 National Alliance for Caregiving/AARP report, a startling one in five Americans provides unpaid care to a family member in their home. Is one of these altruistic (and exhausted) caregivers you?

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

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Finding Caregivers (Family or Paid) is Harder Than Ever

Contributed Article by Laurie Orlov

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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How to Know When Caregiver Services Are Needed for a Loved One

It’s easy to see why many people prefer aging in place instead of moving into an assisted living home. Living at home is more comfortable, helping people maintain a higher sense of independence and control over their daily routines.

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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Alternative Transportation Options When It's Time to Quit Driving

If you have reached an age where it’s time to stop driving, do not dismay about the loss of independence. We live in a time where there are many affordable transportation options. Take a look at the list and find which one would work for you!

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

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The Lasting Effects of COVID-19 on Nursing Homes

Residents of nursing homes were hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Safety measures were not in place to prevent the spread of the virus, and unfortunately, many aging adults passed away from COVID-19. What went wrong, and where does that leave nursing homes today?

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Monday, April 19, 2021

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Mental Health Check for Seniors: How Has COVID-19 Been Impactful?

Even with the rollout of vaccines and hope for returning to a normal lifestyle, there’s no denying that the pandemic has had a significant impact on society over the past year. With businesses shut do

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Elderly Care

Hearing Aids And Music - Why Is This So Difficult To Solve For The Elderly?

The pandemic isolated everyone, but it may have been even worse for the hearing-impaired. Consider the oldest, they are aged 85 or 86, love music and enjoy getting together with others in restaurant

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Thursday, January 28, 2021

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What to Look for in an Aging-in-Place Remodeling Contractor

Some changes may need to be made to your home for those looking to remain in their homes as they age into senior citizen status. If your home has a lot of stairs, you may need to install a stairlift.

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Thursday, January 14, 2021

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New Year's Resolutions for Seniors (and How to Keep Them)

When you think of New Year’s goals, it may be associated with feelings of failure or disappointment. Make some goals this year that are inspiring and motivational while remaining realistic.

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Thursday, November 5, 2020

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Tips for Seniors on How to Boost Your Immune System

Now is a better time than ever to make sure your immune system is ready to fight against any sickness that comes your way. Follow these tips to be in fighting shape the next time you get sick.

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

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RV’ing During Retirement: Seniors Traveling During a Pandemic

Have your dreams of international travel in retirement been put on hold because of COVID-19? The pandemic put a sudden stop to travel because of the restrictions to minimize the spread of this virus.

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Monday, September 21, 2020

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Decluttering and Downsizing: A Guide for Seniors and Their Loved Ones

There are all kinds of benefits to downsizing in your golden years — lower energy bills, a smaller space to clean and maintain, and the potential of moving closer to loved ones.

Greenwald Gerke

Greenwald Gerke

Thursday, September 10, 2020

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Estate Planning Checklist

How do you want your real estate, financial assets, and personal property treasures to be distributed? Some during your lifetime and/or all after you pass away?

Greenwald Gerke