FAI's Aging Parents Journal

 

Easing your parents' transition to assisted living

Seven Secrets to Easing Your Parents' Transition to Assisted Living

By: Mark Stinson
2/16/2018

Change is often difficult for people of all ages.  So it’s not surprising that seniors who are moving from their home into an assisted living community typically encounter some degree of difficulty adjusting to their new surroundings. If you ...

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Baby Boomer at Work

Older Workers May Just Be the Most Valuable People in the Office

2/5/2018

Baby Boomers form the largest trained pool of potential future employees ever available to American businesses.

Over the next decade, 43% of America’s workforce will reach age 65 and be eligible for retirement. Collectively, these men and women represent ...

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Being Mortal
Atul Gawande

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Book Review: Being Mortal - Medicine and What Matters in the End

By: Mark Stinson
1/8/2018

Eating Chocolate Ice Cream & Watching Football

“We had this quite agonizing conversation where he said—and this totally shocked me—‘Well, if I’m able to eat chocolate ice cream and watch football on TV, then I’m willing to ...

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Credit Card Fraud

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud

12/21/2017

It’s prime time for opportunistic identity thieves.

During the holidays, we do more online shopping, we use our credit cards more, and the temporary staffers at our favorite stores may not have undergone background screening tests, leaving us vulnerable ...

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10 Things to Locate Before Mom or Dad Has a Health Crisis

Ten Things You Need to Locate Before Mom or Dad Has a Health Crisis

11/13/2017

“Grandpop passed away suddenly at age 64. My grandmother decided to sell their rambling farmhouse and move to a community for seniors. Part of that transition meant downsizing and getting rid of most of their furniture to accommodate her new ...

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tough conversations with aging loved ones

How to Have Tough Conversations with Your Aging Loved Ones

10/22/2017

There are many conversations that we enjoy having with our parents—sharing news about a promotion or the impending birth of a new grandchild, for example.

These conversations and others like them evoke happiness, excitement, and good times. But time ...

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What to do with your aging parents' stuff

What to Do With Your Aging Parents' Stuff

10/6/2017

According to the 2014 United States census report, more than 20 percent of America’s population will be age 65 or older by 2030. As these older adults start downsizing or moving to retirement communities and assisted living facilities, the ...

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Dessert & Discussion: Long-Term Care

10/4/2017

Kim Natovitz of Tri-Bridge Partners will once again join us to discuss the latest trends in Long Term Care.  Special emphasis in this discussion will be on utilizing  Aging Life Care Professionals (formerly known as Geriatric Care Management) with your ...

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Why Everyone Should Have a Will

Why Everyone Should Have a Will

9/21/2017

Regardless of your age, creating a will is an important part of your financial planning. If you die without one, the legal consequences can be disastrous, especially if you have a lot of assets. Let’s examine some of the ...

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Make the Most of Medicare

Make the Most of Medicare

9/6/2017

With its multiple parts and many choices, Medicare can seem complicated, even overwhelming. Making the wrong choice can also cost you a lot of money. But by doing your research and learning the basics, you’ll be able to navigate ...

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Kevin Dougherty Medicare Maze

Dessert & Discussion: The Medicare Maze

8/17/2017

Join us for coffee and dessert.

Kevin Dougherty, of KMD Insurance, will help you navigate through the Medicare Maze by explaining what to look for and what to avoid when signing up for Medicare. Medicare open enrollment is October 15th-December ...

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Moving Costs

The Ups and Downs of Downsizing

7/3/2017

Many Americans who are approaching retirement or have already retired are drawn to the appeal of downsizing their homes.

They look around their spacious residences and realize they don’t need all that room—or the cleaning and maintenance that ...

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Recent News

Recent News

FAI Earns Three 2018 Five Star Wealth Manager Awards

FAI Earns Three 2018 Five Star Wealth Manager Awards

2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM EST
a week ago

Columbia, Maryland – February 16, 2018 – FAI Wealth Management, a leading fee-only wealth management firm in the Baltimore-Washington region, announced that Five Star Professional has recognized ...

Seven Secrets to Easing Your Parents' Transition to Assisted Living

Seven Secrets to Easing Your Parents' Transition to Assisted Living

2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM EST
a week ago

Change is often difficult for people of all ages.  So it’s not surprising that seniors who are moving from their home into an assisted ...

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Good Friday: Office Closed

Good Friday: Office Closed

3/30/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
The FAI Office will be closed in observance for Good ...

The Color of the Year

The Color of the Year

4/12/2018 8:00:00 AM EDT
April Force Pardoe Interiors presents The Colors of the Year ...